Blog Post Type: Article

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Teen safety (without suffocation)–Understanding Boys

Maggie spoke with Harb Gill from the Understanding Boys blog about how to keep your teen sons[...]

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Tips for busting phobias & fears for frightened children

This article was original published at Essential Kids. It is normal for many young children[...]

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Are your problem students bad or just struggling?

This article was originally published in Teachers Matter magazine. www.spectrumeducation.com Here in Australia, there has[...]

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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[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools & early years centres in New Zealand

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools/early years centres in NT, TAS, ACT, SA and NSW

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools & early years centres in Qld

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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Best play/nature-based schools & early years centres in Victoria

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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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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The best play-based & nature-based early years’ centres and schools in WA

As referred by followers on Maggie Dent’s Facebook page September 2017 A summary of people’s[...]

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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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Important information re starting age for pre-primary in WA

Over the last seven years – at an increasing rate each year – I have[...]

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Too many toys?

Maggie spoke with ABC Radio in Perth about whether too many toys can limit creativity[...]

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Why you’ll never be the perfect parent … and that’s OK

Maggie was interviewed by Huffpost Australia about why perfectionism, comparison and judgement in parenting are[...]

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Bringing mindfulness home: tips for parents

As a proud ambassador of meditation app Smiling Mind, Maggie wrote about how to create[...]

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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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Why are we STILL stealing childhood?

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