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

Former child refugee Mohammad Ali Baqiri shares his story

Mohammed Ali Baqiri came to Australia by boat without his parents when he was only 10 years old. His family had fled to Pakistan after escaping persecution from the Taliban…
17 mins

Baby shower gift ideas

Mandi Gunsberger is the founder and CEO of Babyology, and has done her fair share of researching for baby shower gift ideas. Listen to some of her gift ideas in…
8 mins

The superannuation gender gap

Industry Super Australia estimates that by 2030, women will be retiring with 39% less superannuation than men. That is, on average men are expected to retire on around $170,000 more…
12 mins

Managing gestational diabetes

Finding out you have gestational diabetes during pregnancy can be confronting and challenging. How do you manage your food intake so that you and your child are healthy and well…
18 mins

Managing illness during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Being sick is the pits when you're pregnant or breastfeeding. So what can you take that is safe GUEST: Sarah Spagnardi, Registered Pharmacist and Manager of Medicines Line
12 mins

Fostering great relationships with grandparents

It’s a common experience these days for grandparents to take on a big part of the caring role for children, particularly when both parents are working.  But grandparents are so…
13 mins