Maggie Dent is a parenting author, educator, resilience specialist and inspirational presenter. Maggie is the mother of four adult sons, and has an extensive range of experience including 17 years as a high-school teacher, 15 years as a counsellor, a stint as a radio presenter, time spent in palliative care, as well as being a marriage and funeral celebrant. She is dedicated to quietly changing lives by inspiring, encouraging and assisting people of all ages to take a positive step forward in their lives in order to maximise their human potential. Maggie applies a commonsense approach to making sense of living in today's modern world.
Maggie appears regularly as a parenting expert on the Today show on Channel 9. Her books include:
* Saving Our Adolescents: Supporting Adolescents through their Bumpy Ride to Adulthood (March 2010)
* Saving Our Children from Our Chaotic World: Teaching Children the Magic of Silence and Stillness.
* Nurturing Kids Hearts and Souls: Building Emotional, Social and Spiritual Competencies
* Real Kids in an Unreal World: How to build resilience and self esteem in today’s children.
* Black Duck Wisdom