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When fathers are tough, inflexible and unloving.

Over time I have been asked many times by mums about what they can do[...]

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Sensitive Kids

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australian parenting author, educator and resilience specialist Maggie Dent talks about[...]

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Soothing mama stress and angst

As a parenting educator I am always monitoring and enquiring of parents what’s happening at[...]

Top Tips: Best reads on enhancing empathy in our children

In August 2017, Maggie shared this list compiled by TINYBOP.com of books to spark conversations[...]

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When Parents are Absent

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australian parenting author Maggie Dent offers simple strategies to help families[...]

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Raising other people’s children

Parenting is one of the most important and at times difficult journeys that an adult[...]

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Fragile boy friendships and why they matter so much

How we can help our boys be good mates. In my life from my own[...]

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Defusing your anger as a parent… the Parental Pause

In this video, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors Maggie Dent, “queen of common sense”,[...]

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Dealing with sibling rivalry – Part 2

Maggie talks about the challenge of sibling rivalry, why sibling rivalry is biologically normal, how[...]

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Giving your kids the greatest gift of all: life skills

Life skills are more important than we might realise. I have had Year 1 teachers[...]

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Best books and resources for supporting kids with anxiety

In March 2017, parenting author and educator Maggie Dent put a post on Facebook asking[...]

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How to Cope with Chaos at Home

In this “Maggie Moment”, popular Australian parenting author, educator and resilience specialist Maggie Dent talks[...]

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Why are we STILL stealing childhood?

As one of Australia’s leading parenting educators I regularly travel the length and breadth of[...]

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When Parents Separate

This ‘Maggie Moment’ is about supporting children after a separation. Maggie discusses ways of explaining relationship[...]

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Beware the teen tipping point

Helping our teens to cope, conquer and shine Technically adolescence starts well before the age[...]

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Angry Children: Part 2

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ Maggie talks about anger as an emotion. She reframes angry children so we can[...]

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Helping badly behaved students

Recent reports have exposed the alarming impact badly behaved students have in Australian schools, both[...]

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Top Tips for Bedwetting

This PDF contains some useful advice and resources for dealing with bedwetting. Download: Top Tips for[...]