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Dear mums of smelly, unmotivated, lazy, moody and confused 14-year-old boys

“The problem I am having is with my 14-year-old son who does not apply himself[...]

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Preparing kids for a divorce

A sad topic, but a necessary one. How do we prepare our children for an[...]

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When children are hard work …meltdowns, tantrums, screaming and whining.

Babies, toddlers and young children are learning how to do so many things in the[...]

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When kids’ silliness becomes too much

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about how to handle it when children’s silliness gets[...]

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Healing our profound wound of human disconnectedness

The latest suicide figures from the ABS are alarming, worrying and hide a world full[...]

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Childhood stress: Why (and how) we all need to calm down

Increasingly, scientists are linking stress in infancy and childhood to the soaring numbers of people[...]

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Top Tips: Resources to teach children body safety & protective behaviours

Books:  Book from Jayneen Sanders…all available at http://e2epublishing.info/ Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept A[...]

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Coping with test-driven education in early years

In this ‘Maggie moment’ Australian parenting author, educator and resilience specialist Maggie Dent shares her[...]

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Preparing children for a death

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ Maggie talks about helping children to prepare for the death of[...]

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Little boys beginning big school

We have seen some disturbing trends in recent times: Increasing number of 4-6-year-old boys being[...]

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Adolescent Life Skills – FREE Download

What skills do adolescents need in their kit bag for life when they venture into[...]

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A ‘good enough’ Christmas

Take a quick trip to a shopping centre around Christmas and you will likely witness frenetic rushing,[...]

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When siblings really dislike each other

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about what to do when siblings take their rivalry[...]

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Teaching children body safety

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

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6 year old boy fidgety in school – 9 Things Q&A

Maggie responds to a participant question about helping a young boy who is fidgety in school.[...]

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Boys & Mums: the tween years (Part 2 of 2)

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about parenting boys as they approach their adolescence. Maggie[...]

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Helping your teen girl with volatile emotions

I once shared an article on Facebook written by Susan Stiffelman called Why Is My[...]

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Boys & Mums: the tween years (Part 1 of 2)

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about the challenges for mums raising boys in the[...]