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What to do when a child hits their mum – 9 Things Q&A Oct 2016

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, parenting author and educator[...]

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When a teacher consistently finds fault with your child – 9 Things Q&A Oct 2016

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, Maggie responded to the[...]

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Very reactive 4 year old boy hits and kicks when things don’t go his way – 9 Things Q&A Oct 2016

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, Maggie responded to one[...]

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Teen girl excluded at school

As part of one of our regular online course Q&A sessions, Maggie responded to a[...]

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In defence of today’s ‘helicopter’ parents

Over the last couple of months I have been blessed to have been able to[...]

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Moody Teen or a Real Worry?

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

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Dealing with your anger as a parent

As a parent there are going to be days when you have run out of[...]

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Fathering alone

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about how fathers who are sole parenting can be[...]

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Top Tips for Travelling with Toddlers and Babies

Earlier this year, I asked my Facebook community for suggestions on travelling with babies and[...]

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Coping as a sad, absent grandparent

A couple of months ago I wrote this blog about becoming a grandparent for the[...]

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The one question mums of sons should ask

As a mother of four sons, a former boys’ basketball coach, counsellor and a secondary[...]

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Raising Awesome Teens in a Chaotic, Sexualised World

with an afterword by Steve Biddulph The story in the media this week about the[...]

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The things you don’t realise about being a grandparent

Recently one of my best and longest-serving girlfriends became a grandmother. I am beyond thrilled[...]

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Boys’ behaviour is their language

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about how boys are often conditioned to respond with[...]

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Help! My child is stealing things

For more information, resources and inspiration, visit www.maggiedent.com Watch more ‘Maggie Moments’, subscribe to my[...]

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Being a wise, ‘wonder woman’ teen girl out and about

As our girls get older and want to stretch their wings as adolescence arrives in[...]

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When children tell lies

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ Maggie talks about why children tell lies, how to respond and[...]

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Top Tips: List of books on separation & divorce to help kids

One of the mums in our FB community was looking for suggestions for children’s books[...]