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

How 'Mummy Madness' found its place online

Being a first time mum is hard. Being a second time mum is hard. In fact being a mum full stop is hard.  Kat Di Marco needed an online community…
13 mins

How we’re holding our young girls back at school

There’s been a big push to get girls into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects at school - but many still don’t choose them, often because of what we…
17 mins

Returning to work: routines, breast feeding and 'mother guilt'

Going back to work after having a baby can be a logistical and emotional juggle How do you continue to breast feed? How do you keep the routines that you…
11 mins

Meltdowns and tantrums; how to find calm in the chaos

Let's face it. When you're a parent or carer chaos can erupt at any and every moment of our day, at least once a day Life coach and meditation teacher …
16 mins

Pinky McKay on when to start disciplining kids

Discipline is one of those topics that everyone has an opinion on. It's even something that two parents can fight over because their approaches differ so much Pinky McKay is…
17 mins

How different is childhood today, and what impact is technology having on our kids?

Jean Twenge is a Professor of Psychology at San Diego University and the author of iGen, Why today’s super-connected kids are growing up less rebellious, more tolerant, less happy and
18 mins