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Why Teens Don’t Like to Leave their Comfort Zone

Do you have a teen who finds it hard to spread their wings and leave[...]

The importance of being heard

I have spent some time recently reflecting and pondering on the last 44 years. Since[...]


Transitioning to Big School

Do you have a little one who’s heading off to big school, or has just[...]


The real value in pretend play

“Babies create hypotheses, test them and then relentlessly appraise their findings with the vigour of[...]


The real truth about transitioning into pre-primary in Western Australia

“Children who are pushed too much, too soon, have a much higher chance of struggling[...]


Navigating Christmas 2020

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie shares some suggestions to help all of us in the[...]

Raising the rooster-orchid child

For those who are not familiar with my work, I often talk about the differences[...]


Top Tips: Resources for supporting kids with autism

With the help of our online community, we’ve compiled an extensive list of resources to[...]


How to create a boy tribe

In this “Maggie Moment” from one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and educators Maggie Dent[...]

Helping our kids master disappointment

Hasn’t 2020 been a year full of disappointment?! From loss of job opportunities, travel opportunities,[...]


Tweens, Teens and Phones

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, parenting author, educator and author of the 2020 release “From Boys[...]


The scary reality of a teen’s search for identity in a world of socials, selfies and fake news

One of the fundamental biological drivers of adolescence is the search for identity. And let’s[...]


Top Tips: Best resources for supporting kids with ADHD

We reached out to our online community for their favourite books, online resources and experts[...]


From Boys to Men – ChildSafe Australia FB Live

Maggie chatted to Childsafe Australia CEO Neil Milton for a one-hour FB Live event for[...]


Raising great boys with The Grace Tales podcast

Maggie chatted to Georgie Abay on The Grace Tales podcast this week. Take a listen[...]


Growing boys into men with Mamamia’s This Glorious Mess podcast

Maggie chatted to Andrew and Holly on Mamamia’s This Glorious Mess podcast this week. Take[...]


Maggie chats From Boys to Men with Nathan, Nat & Shaun

Maggie joined her WA mates, Nathan, Nat and Shaun from NOVA Perth‘s breakfast program to[...]


ABC Nightlife with Philip Clarke

In this episode of ABC Nightlife, Maggie chats to Philip Clarke and refers to her[...]