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.

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Catch up on the latest Parents & Carers segments

Not just the kids: How bullying affects the whole family

When you find out your child is feeling bullied you might feel protective, angry or stressed But the latest National Child Health Poll by the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne…
10 mins

How to feel fabulous in your clothes when your body is constantly changing

Amelia McFarlane from Colour Me In Styling is on a mission to get all mums feeling fabulous in their clothes She gives us her tips on how to dress for…
11 mins

The right words to solve every parenting dilemma

Could it be possible? Is there a way to address every little tantrum, sibling squabble and child-created catastrophe Authors Heather Turgeon and Julie Wright say it is. And they’ve got…
14 mins

Dads get postnatal depression too: Here's how to help

Clinical Psychologist Anthony Mackie says it’s time we paid attention to new and expecting dads As part of the Centre for Perinatal Psychology he understands the extent of the problem…
8 mins

Robin Barker: Are there benefits to smacking?

Many people who are parents now were smacked as kids And while some might not say it, there are many who still think there’s nothing wrong with a smack to…
9 mins

How to get the most out of the NDIS for your child

The NDIS is one of the most significant welfare reforms in Australia’s history But it can also feel overwhelming if you’re trying to navigate how to apply for financial support. …
19 mins