Blog Category: Special categories

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Hitting, biting and other parenting challenges

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie Dent talks about challenging childhood behaviours. Maggie looks at what[...]

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Horror movies, GTA and other parents’ boundaries

I recently received a message from a mum of a 7-year-old who was concerned about[...]

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Raising girls in a sexualised world

In this ‘Maggie moment’, Maggie shares her concerns for girls today in particular their exposure[...]

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Helping our teen girls shine

I often have mums of teen girls speak to me about how worried they are about[...]

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When kids are mean: relational aggression

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about what to do when your child has been[...]

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Top 5 Tips for Today’s Parents

Recently during an interview on Channel 9 in Perth I was asked what my five[...]

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Perfectionism in children

In this ‘”Maggie Moment’”, Maggie talks about the unintended phenomenon of unhealthy perfectionism and unhealthy[...]

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Parenting Only Children

In this ‘”Maggie Moment’”, Maggie talks about the challenges of parenting only children and dispels[...]

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Finding support as sole parent

Maggie talks about the challenges of sole parenting and guides parents on ways to find[...]

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Parenting “Lambs” – our sensitive kids

Maggie talks about our gentler, quieter kids and how to meet their needs.  [...]

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Parenting “Roosters” – our challenging kids

Maggie’s top tips for parenting headstrong, tricky kids.[...]

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Digital abandonment in modern families

Maggie talks about how technology is disconnecting parents and children. Watch more ‘Maggie Moments’, subscribe[...]

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Helping children to make friends

Maggie urges parents to see their children’s behaviour through a child’s eyes.[...]

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Understanding children’s choices

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie discusses how sometimes we need to see our children’s actions[...]

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TEDx Youth: Exploring the big question, why am I here?

Joining [email protected], Maggie addressed young people at Hale School to ask what their spark is.[...]

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The importance of movement and play

Maggie talks about how critical movement, music and play are to young children.[...]

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Impact of screens on kids under 5

Maggie talks about how iPads, smart phones and other screens impact young kids and how[...]

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Helping children with death and loss

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie offers some tips to help children cope with loss, in[...]