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. Right here is where you'll find the latest information on grown-up stuff, friendly advice, and personal stories as well as experts tackling the raft of issues facing modern parents.

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Catch up on the latest Parents & Carers segments

Parenting after the plebiscite: Raising kids when your family is considered 'different'

Jenn Blake and her wife have two children As a response to the dark days of the plebiscite she decided that their community needed to celebrate their culture and everything…
17 mins

What has parental leave got to do with gender equality?

Emma Walsh from Parents at Work believes strongly that we need to change the way we view parental leave in order to achieve gender equality Not enough dads are taking advantage…
15 mins

When men struggle with mental health, and women don't know what to do

When it comes to mental health, generally speaking, men find it more difficult to ask for help. Some find it difficult to recognise they need it. Undiagnosed mental illness in…
14 mins

Could you be a surrogate for a stranger?

Surrogacy in Australia is illegal unless done altruistically Keira Alexander has two daughters. She has also been a surrogate twice for other families. She opens up about the experience; an…
26 mins

Understanding postnatal depletion with Dr Oscar Serrallach

In the weeks and months following childbirth you feel tired, overwhelmed, emotional. It's totally normal right? Well yes, and no These could all be signs you’re experiencing what Dr Oscar
19 mins

How Emma Isaacs turned her business into an international movement (and had 5 kids along the way)

When Emma Isaacs was 18 she started her own business, Business Chicks. Fast forward to today and Business Chicks has become an international success, Emma has been mentored by…
16 mins