Blog Tag: tantrums


Maggie Dent on how to respond to backchat – ABC radio

Maggie chats to ABC Perth about how we might respond when our kids dish out[...]


Kids’ Backchat & Rudeness

In this month’s ‘Maggie moment’, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors Maggie Dent discusses strategies[...]


Twelve top tips for those in toddler land

I have revisited toddler land over the holidays with three little grandies under 3 –[...]


8 Simple Strategies to Prevent Your Child’s Techno-Tantrums

A guest post by Dr Kristy Goodwin Many parents today have endured their child’s techno-tantrums[...]


Angry Children: Part 2

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ Maggie talks about anger as an emotion. She reframes angry children so we can[...]


Out of control toddlers

In this ‘Maggie Moment’, Australia’s queen of common-sense parenting Maggie Dent talks about how we[...]


Angry Boys

This article was first published in Kids in the City/Kids on the Coast    Sadly, despite[...]


The power of the parental pause

In those tough parenting moments, this secret may be your saving grace, This article was[...]


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[...]


Teaching kids self-regulation

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about the challenge of self-regulation and how to help[...]


Dealing with kids’ tantrums

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about navigating extended tantrums in older children. Watch more[...]


What’s with all the angry kids?

This article was originally published at Essential Kids. As an author and parenting educator I[...]


Thrifty Christmas might be the magic pudding

A survey released by the Australian National Retailers Association this week (week ending 20/11/09) reported[...]