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

Top tips on starting your own business from Modi Bodi mum Kristy Chong

After having children some women decide their previous jobs aren’t quite right Either the hours aren’t flexible enough, or the work isn’t satisfying. Kristy Chong founded Modi Bodi – a…
9 mins

Looking after the wellbeing of your whole family, without losing sight of your own

What does family wellbeing look like? And where does that put your wellbeing when it can often be at the bottom of your “to do” list Jacqui Jones is the…

Maggie Dent on how to raise our boys to be good men

We’re living in a time where there are very prominent examples of toxic masculinity. Whether it’s all the assault allegations that arose with the #metoo movement, lone young men killing…
10 mins

Should grandparents be paid for looking after their grandchildren?

Online industry comparison database Finder.com.au has found that grandparents save their children around $6,000 a year on child care fees So should we be paying grandparents for the time they…
9 mins

Rebecca Huntley on the meaning of modern motherhood

While the world has changed since our mothers raised us, there is still much that has stayed the same. So what does it mean to be a mum in 2018…
11 mins

Sofija Stefanovic - Miss Ex-Yugoslavia - on what it means to belong to a country that no longer exists

Sofija Stephanovic is an Australian living in New York, but she was born in socialist Belgrade, then part of Yugoslavia. Her memoir Miss Ex-Yugoslavia explores what it’s like to grow…
13 mins