Kinderling Conversation

hosted by Shevonne Hunt and produced by Elise Cooper

They say it takes a village to raise a child, so welcome to ours!

Kinderling Conversation is dedicated to taking the guess-work out of parenting.

Hosted by journalist and mum Shevonne Hunt, you'll hear friendly advice, interviews with experts and insightful tips from trail-blazing parents and carers. Produced by Elise Cooper.

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Phone: 1800 KIDS RADIO
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Catch up on the latest episodes

Tue 23 October 2018

26 mins
Featured the following interviews

The magic of storytelling for vulnerable children

Dr Cath Keenan believes that every child has the right to learn the magic of storytelling She’s the co-founder of The Sydney Story Factory, a group that teaches children from…
11 mins

From LA with love: Actor Josh Lawson on why dancing helps him chase the blues away

Acting in big blockbusters is not enough for Josh Lawson The smitten godfather has decided to turn his hand to writing children's books. His first book is called Shoo
6 mins

New national guidelines a break through for autism diagnosis in Australia

Getting an autism diagnosis for a child can be a confusing and emotional process Now The Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC) has launched national guidelines that…
8 mins

Mon 22 October 2018

31 mins
Featured the following interviews

Kinderling Helpline: How to introduce cow's milk, bedtime routine, four month sleep regression and more

Mothercraft nurse Chris Minogue takes your parenting questions to help with everything from your pre-birth jitters to settling newborns and toddler taming In this episode Chris joins Shevonne Hunt to…
30 mins

Fri 19 October 2018

26 mins
Featured the following interviews

The Parent Panel: Meghan and Harry should name their baby Darren, and other serious parenting things

Amy Taylor-Kabbaz from Happy Mama and TV host Matt Baseley join Shevonne to get into the nitty gritty of royal baby names, discipline, things our parents taught us and the…
24 mins

Thu 18 October 2018

30 mins
Featured the following interviews

Why the family holiday doesn't have to be a nightmare when you're a single parent

Travelling with kids can be like transplanting the chaos in your home, to chaos in a foreign location But single mum, author and journalist Jacinta Tynan says it’s all worth…
12 mins

Why parents need to start thinking about what they put in their mouths too

We often watch what our kids put in their mouths, policing it whether it’s covered in sugar or a small plastic object. But what about our own nutrition? It can…
9 mins

Wed 17 October 2018

30 mins
Featured the following interviews

Maggie Dent on mothering our boys well

Mum-of-four, parenting educator and (some would say) comedian Maggie Dent has released a book titled Mothering Our Boys. She explains why this is the book she was born to write,…
18 mins

Play School's Rachael Coopes launches new company to spread light and magic

With friend and producer Natasha Pizzica, yogi, presenter and writer Rachael Coopes has launched a new production company to create content specifically for children; called Mini Productions They talk about…
11 mins

Tue 16 October 2018

25 mins
Featured the following interviews

Maxine Beneba-Clarke: The power of words for small children

When Maxine Beneba-Clarke was a girl she experienced racism in the playground In her beautiful new picture book Wide Big World she shows how words have the power to transform…
12 mins

Want a more meaningful maternity leave? Mentor high school kids (it's all online!)

Well, not all of it. The Smith Family have a program called iTrack, where an adult can mentor a student with similar interests in their final years of high school…
13 mins