Kinderling Conversation

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

Join host Shevonne Hunt for expert advice, interviews and reviews. 

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Catch up on the latest episodes

Tue 26 September 2017

31 mins
Featured the following interviews

When is the right time to talk to your child about sex?

Sex education isn’t just about making babies. Children can be curious about so many things, before they even get close to conversations about intercourse. Sex educator Cath Hakanson, founder…
11 mins

Getting Dads and Partners to help with night time settling

Babies are very good at waking through the night. Adults, on the other hand, don’t cope so well. Sometimes the night time settling can fall on the shoulders of just…
9 mins

Translating theatre for the deaf community

Every parent wants their child to have opportunity to experience new things. Dance, sport, theatre. Options for children in the deaf community are limited, particularly when it comes to theatre…
10 mins

Mon 25 September 2017

26 mins
Featured the following interviews

Kinderling Helpline: biting twins, reluctant toilet use, night terrors

Mothercraft Nurse Chris Minogue answers some of you pressing parenting problems. This week she tackles two sets of twins, one who won't stop biting when they play, and the…
24 mins

Fri 22 September 2017

27 mins
Featured the following interviews

"It's like coming out all over again" – families on the same sex marriage survey

Nicole Kersh and Natalie Macken have just survived their first year of parenting. While like most of us they're dealing with sleep deprivation and dirty nappies, they’re also grappling with…
19 mins

Grug and the Rainbow live on stage

If you grew up in the 80s, chances are you read Grug picture books. The hairy little hero who fell from the top of a Burrawang tree, and had the…
6 mins

Thu 21 September 2017

32 mins
Featured the following interviews

Negotiating unwanted parenting advice

Sure as Sunday morning, once you become a parent you get advice. Often without asking Ginny Lindsay is from the counselling service From 2 to 3 and gives us some tips…
8 mins

Funny man Frank Woodley on making kids laugh

Frank Woodley is arguably one of Australia's most beloved comedians. So why let adults have all the lols! Frank opens up to Shevonne about what makes his children laugh and…
14 mins

Wed 20 September 2017

29 mins
Featured the following interviews

How to combat cradle cap

We’ve all seen it, and if not with our own bub, with someone else’s. But what the heck is cradle cap Dr Elysia Thorton Benko is a GP from Bondi
5 mins

How to manage a challenging five-year-old

When your little one starts school you can expect a lot of them, after all they’ve become very articulate and social. But they can still have monumental tantrums. So what’s…
12 mins

Travelling around Australia with 4 kids in the car

Curtis De La Pierre is a stay-at-home Dad who likes to get out of his home town of Melbourne, often jumping in the car with his family and travelling long…
10 mins

Tue 19 September 2017

31 mins
Featured the following interviews

3 great apps for infant learning

Dr Kate Highfield from Swinburne University explains how some screen time can be positive, and gives us her favourite apps for infants Kate believes that when picking apps for little…
11 mins

When the road to conception isn’t straight

Falling pregnant isn’t always easy, so how do you handle all the emotions when things don’t go as planned Or how do you support a friend going through fertility challenges…
19 mins