Australia's go-to parenting expert Maggie Dent on raising girls to become secure, connected and confident teens and young women.
Commonly known as the 'Queen of Common Sense', Maggie Dent has become one of Australia's favourite parenting authors and educators. Maggie is the author of eight major books, including the bestselling 2018 release Mothering Our Boys and her 2020 release From Boys to Men. She hosts the ABC podcast, Parental As Anything and in July 2021 released a book of the same name. Maggie is a dedicated advocate for quietly changing lives in our families and communities. She is an ambassador for Telethon in WA and a champion of the Telethon Kids Institute. Maggie is also a proud ambassador for mindfulness app Smiling Mind and The Sanctuary, a crisis shelter in the Sydney Hills for women and their children who are fleeing domestic violence. Maggie is the mother of four sons and a very grateful grandmother to a growing tribe of precious little boys and girls. She lives in the South Coast region of NSW with her good bloke Steve Mountain and their dear little dog, Mr Hugo Walter Dent.