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

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

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

The real truth about working mums

Christine Armstrong is on a mission. The work/family/life balance is well out of kilter and she says it’s time for a change In her book The Mother of Jobs: How
18 mins

Calling all dads: Here's how to lay the foundation for a great relationship with your daughter

Madonna King is a journalist and author. While researching her book Fathers and daughters, helping girls and their dads build unbreakable bonds she discovered that many fathers go through a…
18 mins

Your iron levels could be the culprit to your mummy tiredness

It’s completely normal for mother to feel tired, but sometimes the exhaustion is bone deep Dr Elysia Thornton-Benko from Bondi Road Doctors explains how you can tell when your tiredness is…
14 mins

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