Kinderling Conversation

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

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Catch up on the latest episodes

Wed 16 August 2017

30 mins
Featured the following interviews

How to keep calm when your child is seriously hurt

White panic is not a good response if your child suffers a bad accident But as parents it can be really hard to keep calm when our kids are hurt. …
11 mins

Exploring a book inspired by a childhood in the desert

Ella Mulvey's book The Rabbit-hole Golf Course came from memories of a childhood spent exploring the desert in Australia. Ella talks about learning Pitjantjatjara at kindy and trying witchetty grubs…
6 mins

What to do with a wobbly tooth

Has your child started losing their baby teeth yet? When should we expect teeth to wobble, and what do you do once your child starts to wiggle them Dr Philippa Sawyer
9 mins

Tue 15 August 2017

30 mins
Featured the following interviews

How to be your child’s online educator (even when you feel out of your depth)

Parents need to step up and help guide their children online. This is the message from eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant and Associate Professor Amanda Third from the Digital Social…
7 mins

Navigating the work-family juggle and that pesky "mum guilt"

 Career and work can become a lot more challenging once you have a family For many women, returning to work can be difficult. Many work places are inflexible, and it…
11 mins

The best children’s cake book in Australia’s history?

Yes. That headline was written by a Gen Xer. But the Woman’s Weekly Children’s Cookbook (the original) is an iconic book that was the cornerstone of many a childhood Food…
10 mins

Mon 14 August 2017

27 mins
Featured the following interviews

Kinderling Helpline: car seat escapes, resetting sleep after a holiday, dropping day sleeps

Mothercraft Nurse Chris Minogue takes your parenting questions on  Kinderling Helpline.  This week Chris gives advice on a car-seat houdini who has succeeded at forever wriggling out of their car…
26 mins

Fri 11 August 2017

38 mins
Featured the following interviews

Need a breath of fresh air? Shevonne Hunt explores the farm stay

Presenter Shevonne Hunt and her family took a weekend trip to Mudgee's Getaway Cottages in the Central West of NSW The Cottages have a huge yard, with chicken, ducks, a…
9 mins

Pregnancy research into miscarriage and birth defects discovers Vitamin B3 is key

Australian researchers have made the biggest breakthrough in pregnancy health since Folate was discovered to reduce nerual tube defects in babies The Victor Chang Institute has found that Vitamin B3 can cure…
12 mins

Dispelling the myths around bilingual children

It's been said that bilingual children are slower to speak, read and write Doctor Mark Antoniou from MARCs institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, at Western Sydney University, says this simply…
14 mins

Thu 10 August 2017

33 mins
Featured the following interviews

Where do you go if your child is being bullied online?

If your child was being bullied online would you know where to go In this second episode of our Safety Net Series, we talk to the eSafety Commissioner Julie
9 mins

Everything you've ever needed to know about teething

Specialist paediatric dentist Dr Philippa Sawyer from the Australian Dental Association gets to the root of all your teething concerns. From pain relief, when to see a dentist, gum inflamation…
14 mins

Wed 9 August 2017

29 mins
Featured the following interviews

When toddlers and children won’t sleep

You get through the severe sleep deprivation of new parenthood and you think: "Awesome! I have a toddler/ child and now we will all sleep through the night!" Only that's…
10 mins

Anger, fear, sadness: how books can help children with emotions

Finding the right words to help children with the feelings we still grapple with as adults can be challenging Children's book author and literacy advocate Jaquelyn Muller says that the…
11 mins

Virus vs. bacteria: What's the difference?

One of the first things you learn as a parent is that when day care starts, so does the lurgy roundabout. They normally fall under two categories; bacterial and viral…
6 mins