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Nurturing Kids Hearts and Souls Building Emotional Social and Spiritual Competency

This is an innovative and timely revised edition of one of Maggie Dent’s most popular books. The book explores how we can help our children to build emotional, social and spiritual competence for life, especially in the early years. With her practical, common-sense approach Maggie shows how we can easily make changes that will impact positively on the lives of today’s and tomorrow’s kids. Learn how to simplify things and create happy homes and classrooms.


  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 — The Background
  • Chapter 2 — Nurturing Young Hearts and Souls
  • Chapter 3 — Emotional Intelligence Unplugged
  • Chapter 4 — Emotional Distress, Overwhelm and Wounding in Children
  • Chapter 5 — Helping Children to Heal
  • Chapter 6 — Building Intuition and Inner Guidance
  • Chapter 7 — The Gift of Imagination
  • Chapter 8 — The Healing Potential of Creativity
  • Chapter 9 — Encouraging Character in Children
  • Chapter 10 — Boys and Emotional Literacy
  • Chapter 11 — Spiritual Intelligence Unplugged
  • Chapter 12 — Making the Sacred Welcome in Our Children’s Lives
  • Chapter 13 — The Power of Prayer
  • Chapter 14 — Nurturing Kids’ Hearts and Souls in Our Schools
  • Chapter 15 — Magic Moments: Inspirational Stories from Around the World
  • Conclusion
  • References and Bibliography
  • Resources

Author Bio:

Maggie Dent is commonly known as Australia’s ‘queen of common-sense’, 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. 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.


“This is the most inspiring parenting book I recommend to everyone… I love Maggie Dent’s philosophy for parenting.” —


Nurturing Kids Hearts and Souls Building Emotional Social and Spiritual Competency

Author: Maggie Dent

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