Big Kids: Roosters & Lambs, The Parenting Theory Maggie Dent Swears By

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Big Kids: Roosters & Lambs, The Parenting Theory Maggie Dent Swears By

Welcome to This Glorious Mess Big Kids. A twice-weekly look at parenting as it really is. Confusing, exhausting, inspiring, funny, and full of surprises. So many surprises.

In your family would you say your kids are roosters or lambs? Or better yet, do you have both? Maggie Dent is the queen of no-nonsense parenting. She is a podcaster, author, educator, parenting and resilience specialist whose joining us for two episodes. For this first half, Maggie chats to Holly and Andrew about her rooster and lamb theory, parenting towards temperament and how to nurture thriving and resilient kids. 

Plus, on parenting mentors, what if your kid is the backup friend? 


Maggie's new book Parental As Anything is out now!


Hosts: Holly Wainwright & Andrew Daddo

Guest: Maggie Dent

Producer: Mikayla Floriano 


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