Maggie Dent has become one of Australia's favourite parenting authors and educators, with a particular interest in the early years, adolescence and resilience. She is a popular speaker and educator, and the author of seven books, including the bestselling Mothering Our Boys (2018) and From Boys to Men (2020). She is also the host of ABC's Parental As Anything podcast and a regular contributor to Fairfax's Essential Kids website. Maggie is the mother of four grown-up 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.