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

What your family home might look like in 10 years

Imagine a future where your toothbrush can tell you when you’re getting sick or a lawn mower that can order fertilizer based on the pH of your backyards grass clippings…
19 mins

Jane Caro talks balancing kids with your relationship

Sleep deprivation, differing expectations and not enough time in the day… it’s easy to see why parenting can put a strain on your relationship Shevonne talks to TV presenter Jane
12 mins

Essential water safety tips for parents

With toddler drownings on the rise, Amy Peden from the Royal Life Saving Society shares nine tips for a safer summer near water.
13 mins

Preparing a will

Creating a will when you have a young family is hard to think about let alone actively organise and put on paper In this episode we talk about the first…
13 mins

Pressure on grandparents now juggling work and childcare

If you’re lucky, you have wonderful parents and in-laws who are happy to help out with caring for your child According to a report for the National Seniors Productive Ageing…
11 mins

Recovering from Post Natal Depression

Catherine Knox has five children, but her first experiences of parenthood were clouded by postnatal depression. Hear about how she found help and recovered to be healthy and happy in…
15 mins