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Communication for family harmony

Every human being sees the world through their own unique lens, which is based on[...]

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Getting Kids Active

In a world where screens seem to dominate, statistics for Australian kids around activity levels are[...]

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Maggie’s message about natural playgrounds

There is clear and consistent evidence about the many benefits for children and the wider[...]

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Creating Your Own Life

Before I explore empowerment – which is what I plan to cover in this article[...]

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Adolescent Stress

In my book, Saving our Adolescents (2010), I wrote that I was concerned that today’s[...]

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Maggie Dent on how parents can help with positive change in schools

(Firstly, apologies for the quality of this handheld video… we did it on the run[...]

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Why stickers, treats and ‘tificates don’t work (much)

When I was an undergrad at The University of Western Australia (UWA) I did Psychology[...]

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Why Women Shouldn’t Always Leave Themselves the Burnt Chop

I have met so many interesting and weary grown-ups lately. I put a beautiful picture[...]

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Sibling Rivalry

It is such a hot potato – no matter how many books parents read, no[...]

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Children’s temperaments, roosters & lambs

In this video blog, parenting author and educator Maggie Dent talks about the different temperaments[...]

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Building Blocks for Resilience – Free Illustrated Poster

Download file BuildingBlocks.jpg[...]

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Sleep, glorious sleep

It never ceases to amaze me how similar parents’ concerns are about their children, no[...]