19th JULY – from 5pm

MAGGIE DENT

Parenting Specialist

Raising Teens in the Digital Age – on stage in conversation with DAVID GILLESPIE

Being a teenager has always been challenging, across every generation throughout history – but the digital age has added fuel to the hormone laden fire. Who better to guide parents through these tricky years than Maggie Dent & David Gillespie. Bring your questions, they’ve got the answers.

The conversation will be followed by an intimate meet & greet with David and Maggie and a book signing for both their books.

Join us for the third event in the Institute of Interesting Ideas Winter Series, Kiama. Tickets from $55

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ABOUT MAGGIE

Maggie Dent is an author, educator, and parenting and resilience specialist with a particular interest in the early years and adolescence.

Maggie’s experience includes teaching, counselling, and working in palliative care/funeral services and suicide prevention. She 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.

Maggie is the author of 11 books, several e-books and a prolific creator of resources for parents, adolescents, teachers and early childhood educators, and others who are interested in quietly improving their lives. She is the mother of four sons and a very grateful grandmother.

Commonly known as the “queen of common sense”, Maggie Dent has become one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and educators, with a particular interest in the early years, adolescence and resilience.

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.

She is the author of 11 books, several e-books and a prolific creator of resources for parents, adolescents, teachers, educators and others who are interested in quietly improving their lives.

Maggie is the proud mother of four wonderful sons, and an enthusiastic and grateful grandmother. She lives in the South Coast region of NSW with her good bloke Steve Mountain and their dear little dog, Mr Hugo Walter Dent.