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More merry, less mayhem this Christmas

These days there’s a lot of pressure to do everything LARGE including Christmas. In this[...]

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Helping teens thrive – Change Makers

Maggie joined Dannielle Miller to talk with Jacinta Tynan on Sky News’ Change Makers program[...]

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Making your mornings a bit smoother

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australia’s ‘queen of common sense parenting’, author and educator Maggie Dent[...]

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Boys and After-school Meltdowns

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about how to navigate after-school meltdowns in young children,[...]

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Instant calm: the secret of the ‘tickle spot’

You may have heard Maggie talk about the ‘tickle point’ and its amazing capacity to[...]

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Parents need our kindness, not judgement

In this month’s ‘Maggie Moment’ one of Australia’s most-loved parenting author calls for more kindness[...]

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When Boys Muck Up

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ author of the bestselling 2018 book “Mothering Our Boys”, Maggie Dent[...]

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When Kids Constantly Say No

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors Maggie Dent talks about what[...]

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Why my own adolescent struggle made me support this important initiative

When I was a teenager, I had some pretty dark times and I almost didn’t[...]

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Supporting Children Who’ve Been Diagnosed with Chronic Illness

In this video blog, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors – and mum of four[...]

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Calming today’s anxious kids

Maggie joined Monique and Basil on Weekend Sunrise to talk about why kids today are[...]

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How to fight the push down of formalised learning as a teacher

In this month’s “Maggie Moment”, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors – and a staunch[...]

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Talking to kids about sudden, tragic death

In this “Maggie Moment”, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors Maggie Dent talks about how[...]

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When kids won’t stop whining

In this “Maggie Moment”, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors Maggie Dent discusses how to[...]

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Separation anxiety & starting school

In this ‘Maggie moment’, Australian parenting author and queen of common sense, Maggie Dent talks[...]

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Should twins be separated at school?

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about the common practice of separating twins in classes[...]

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‘Can you love me, when I muck up?’ – Today Show

Maggie chatted to Georgie Gardner for her TODAY’s Agenda segment on how to deal with[...]

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Roosters & Lambs as Teenagers

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about how temperament may be a factor in how[...]