Kinderling Conversation

Essential advice on parenting and children, followed by a guided meditation. Weekdays at 12pm.

It takes a village to raise a child - welcome to ours! Join host and mum-of-two Shevonne Hunt for friendly advice, interviews and insightful tips. 

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Catch up on the latest episodes

Wed 18 October 2017

39 mins
Featured the following interviews

Danger Music: Teaching music to children in Afghanistan

We all cope with difficult self-discoveries differently. Some see a counsellor, drink more or go on a meditation retreat. Author and music teacher, Eddie Ayers, then known as Emma…
22 mins

Young carers: why we wouldn’t change a thing

Mary and Devika have been caring for family members since they were small children. This National Carer's Week they explain the impact it’s had on their lives, and why they…
14 mins

Tue 17 October 2017

31 mins
Featured the following interviews

How to tackle music festivals with children

Colin Daniels is a man with a vision. He wants music festivals to be a place where adults AND their children can enjoy great music together. Colin is the Festival…
11 mins

Why your screen time matters too

We may want our kids to get off their screens, but are we providing them the example to follow? Leading digital parenting expert and children’s technology researcher, Dr Kristy Goodwin
15 mins

Mon 16 October 2017

30 mins
Featured the following interviews

Kinderling Helpline: morning tantrums, nervous chewing, fighting toddlers

The very best of Kinderling Helpline from the last three months has been hand picked just for this special episode Mothercraft Nurse Chris Minogue gives her advice to a mum…
30 mins

Fri 13 October 2017

36 mins
Featured the following interviews

Check in: looking after your mental health as a mum

Whatever stage your children are at, being a mum can be challenging. How can we keep our mental health in check with all the various strains? Psychologist and author Heather
14 mins

Damien Fleming on why cricket is good for kids

Summer is just around the corner, and former Australian cricketer Damien Fleming says it’s the best time to introduce young children to the game For more about how your child…
8 mins

Embracing the difference of your child’s ability

Sarah Klenbort has a daughter who is deaf. She talks about being introduced to the world of Auslan at the same time as her daughter was learning how to communicate…
12 mins

Thu 12 October 2017

28 mins
Featured the following interviews

Could you detect the signs of mental illness in your child?

Young kids can be pretty temperamental, but would you know whether their tears were a sign of normal development, or something that needs a little more help The eighth Royal Children’s…
11 mins

Why we need qualified teacher librarians for the digital future

Once upon a time school libraries were a place for books and magazines Today Teacher Librarians are needed for a whole host of reasons, including preparing our kids for their…
8 mins

Wed 11 October 2017

37 mins
Featured the following interviews

What makes our kids happy?

You may know what makes your kids laugh, but what makes them truly happy A new national survey by Behind the News has revealed some interesting findings when it comes…
9 mins

How AFLW teaches girls the strength of their own bodies and minds

In 2011, the United Nations declared October 11 International Day of the Girl Child. The resolution states that: “Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the
18 mins

Kid’s Health Summer Series: Water safety tips

Sarah Hunstead from CPR Kids takes us through what to be aware of this summer around pools, lakes, rivers and beaches (and some other water bodies you may not have thought…
10 mins