Blog Tag: mothering

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The very real challenges of mothering in the 21st Century

Recently I have had some conversations with mums who have had children up to 15[...]

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The 5 things your son isn’t telling you

Maggie wrote a short piece for Essential Kids on things your son doesn’t tell you:[...]

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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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‘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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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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Why I’m glad my sons took up surfing

Pic: The four Dent lads at the Pipeline break, North Shore Hawaii   When I[...]

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The importance of mums finding a sisterhood

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors talks about the importance of[...]

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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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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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Mums of sons: Share your lighter moments

I am currently writing my next book on “Mothering Sons”, and one of the key[...]

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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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Go Slow Parenting Podcast

Maggie shared some audio from her 9 Things Online Course with US-based website iMothering.com.[...]

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Why being a mean, loving parent matters

Without a doubt parenting is confusing, challenging, exhausting, fabulous, delightful and amazing, and often all[...]

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My kids are driving me crazy

Wholefood blogger Lisa Corduff had a long chat to Maggie about connected parenting, dealing with[...]

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Sobering truths about being a mother

Mother’s Day can be bittersweet… Maggie wrote about the weakening of the supportive sisterhood for[...]

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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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Connecting with kids: building love bridges

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Maggie talks about how quality time can be a rare commodity for[...]

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In praise of a common-sense revolution

Recently I was listening to a radio interview with a motoring expert, and a listener[...]