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

Nat Bass discusses her clothing label Chi Khi and getting back into music

We know Natalie Bassingthwaighte best as an actress (Neighbours), artist (Rogue Traders) and a TV host (The X-Factor, So You Think You Can Dance Australia)…
12 mins

Jacinta Tynan discusses her book Mother Zen and surviving a social media storm

In 2010, journalist Jacinta Tynan sparked a media storm when she wrote an article suggesting motherhood didn't have to be so hard. Four years later, she's written Mother Zen
12 mins

ABC’s Sarah Ferguson discusses domestic violence and her new doco Hitting Home

ABC journalist Sarah Ferguson spent six months investigating domestic violence in Australia. The resulting two-part doco Hitting Home airs this week (November 24-25 at 8.30pm). We spoke to her about…
15 mins

Tackling Post Natal Depression in men

It’s well-known that PND affects a lot of women after baby is born, but did you know it also affects one in ten men? In this Perinatal Depression and Anxiety…
11 mins

Parenting war stories with Kidspot’s Lucy Kippist

It’s that time of the week when host Shevonne Hunt catches up with good friend and Kidspot Parenting and Lifestyle Editor, Lucy Kippist. Hear the girls trade their favourite…
13 mins

Diagnosing and defusing Post Natal Depression

In Australia, one in seven women and one in ten men experience Post Natal Depression. This week’s Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Week so we speak to Doctor Nicole Highet from…
20 mins