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Raising rooster children: Parenting Without Power Struggles podcast

Maggie often refers to children’s temperaments as them being somewhere on the ‘rooster’ and ‘lamb’[...]

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Good chat podcast: Maggie ‘the man whisperer’

When Matt Tinney decided to do a series of chats with men for his “MEN[...]

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#9 – How to raise girls – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

In this episode, Maggie talks with Steve Biddulph — one of Australia’s foremost experts on[...]

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#8 – How to raise a resilient child – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

You want your kids to be able to handle the unexpected challenges life throws at[...]

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#7 – Homework — how to manage the load – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Six hours in the classroom, then music practice and sport. Daily homework is a pain[...]

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#6 – How to discipline your child – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Threats, bribes, shouting, and time-outs can work in the heat of the moment but when[...]

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#5 – Managing meltdowns and handling tantrums – including your own – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Your screaming three-year-old in the supermarket; your eight-year-old losing it over a board game; your[...]

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#4 – Cyberbullying — what you need to know to keep your children safe – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Is your child on Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook? Ninety-one per cent of Australian teenagers use[...]

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#3 – Play — why it’s vital for kids – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Building cubbies, make-believe, dressing up – while it might just look like fun and games,[...]

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#2 – Extracurricular activities — are your kids doing too many or not enough? – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Football, dance, art classes, karate and scouts. The extracurricular activities your kids can do are[...]

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Anxiety around testing is normal

Maggie spoke with Tom Elliott from 3AW’s Drive program about anxiety around testing, why our[...]

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#1 – Screen Time – Parental As Anything ABC Podcast

Research shows Australian kids spend a third of their day in front of a screen.[...]

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Introducing Parental As Anything With Maggie Dent – ABC Podcast

One of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and educators Maggie Dent gives you tips and answers[...]

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How to be the mum your boys need you to be

Maggie joined Gareth Parker from 6PR in Perth to chat about mothering boys: Listen on[...]

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Mothers and sons – ABC Nightlife

Maggie had a one-hour chat on ABC’s Nightlife about mothers and their sons in the[...]

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Top five tips for raising boys well

Shevonne Hunt from Kinderling Kids Radio chatted to Maggie about her top five tips for[...]

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Raising Boys With Love: ABC Conversations 2018

Maggie joined Sarah Kanowski from ABC Conversations to chat about what it’s like to raise[...]

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Tackling stereotypes and raising good men

ABC Radio National’s Life Matters program chatted to Maggie about her new book, Mothering Our[...]