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

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

Why share houses might be just the ticket for single parents

Living in a share house might be something you’re glad you left behind before you had a family, but there are many benefits to sharing a house for single parents…
10 mins

Mummy, why do you work? Easy ways to explain your work to kids

Prue Gilbert is the CEO of The Grace Papers, an organisation that  supports working mums and family life She has some great tips on how to help your kids understand…
8 mins