Parents & Carers

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents.
Parents and carers are the foundation of any family. After all, to look after kids, you need to look after yourself too. Kinderling Conversation brings you the latest info and friendly advice, as well as exploring the raft of issues facing modern parents.1800 KIDS

Catch up on the latest Parents & Carers segments

Finding the words to comfort struggling friends or family

Emily McDowell created a very popular line of cards with the motto 'greeting cards for the relationships we really have'. Now Emily has co-authored a book with Kelsey Crowe titled…
15 mins

Connecting mums via social media and beyond

The online social media group Inner West Mums started as a way to connect mums in the inner west suburbs of Sydney. Founder Anita Vitanova talks about how it grew…
14 mins

Embracing our post-baby bodies

It takes nine months to make a baby, so why do we expect our bodies to “snap back” to how they were? Kathleen Murphy, naturopath from MamaCare Health, takes…
14 mins

Making relationships last

Divorce rates spike around Christmas, so we thought it's probably worthwhile to talk about relationships at the start of the year, before things get off track! Ginny Lindsay, psychotherapist…
15 mins

Clementine Ford: the real significance of International Women's Day

How do we raise our children to be strong and confident girls, and boys who help to create a more equitable world? Clementine Ford, author of Fight Like a
17 mins

What you need to know going from two to three children

Claire Wootton is the founder of Mother Conference, a day aimed at empowering new mums. She chats to Shevonne Hunt about decided to have three children, and the changes that…
13 mins