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An Evening with Maggie Dent - Real Kids in an Unreal World

16/09/2020 (6:30pm - 12:00am)

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St Laurence's P&F Fundraising Event
Dubbo RSL Club Theatrette
178 Brisbane St, Dubbo NSW 2830
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An evening with Maggie Dent to discuss and share her parenting ideas 

The session: Real Kids in an Unreal World

Building Resilience and Self Esteem in today’s Children - 10 Resilience Building Blocks

Children need to have certain basis experiences to build the competencies that will help them manage lift – the good, bad, and the ugly. Popular Australian parenting author and educator Maggie Dent published her bestselling book, Real Kids in an Unreal World, to help guide parents in raising children who are happy, health, strong, kind and resilient. In this seminar, Maggie will explore her common-sense, practical model of 10 building blocks.

She will present practical, common sense ideas and strategies to make small changes in your home or classroom, which will make a big difference to your children’s cognitive, physical, psychological, emotional and social health in later life

About Maggie Dent

Maggie’s experience includes teaching, counselling, and working in palliative care/funeral services and suicide prevention. Maggie is an advocate for the healthy, common-sense raising of children in order to strengthen families and communities. She is a passionate, positive voice for children of all ages.

Now an in-demand writer and speaker, Maggie is a regular contributor to Fairfax’s Essential Kids website and she can often be heard on commercial and ABC radio around the country including Nova 937. She also appears on national TV programs. Maggie is the host of the ABC’s Parental As Anything podcast.

She is the author of eleven books, including her bestselling 2018 release Mothering Our Boys. Maggie has also authored several e-books and is a prolific creator of resources for parents, adolescents, teachers, educators and others who are interested in quietly improving their lives.

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