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

Do you have what it takes to be a foster carer?

Opening your doors to vulnerable children is not for everyone, but one carer says it’s changed her life for the better, and she could never go back GUEST: Tracy…
14 mins

A safe place to share photos of your family

If we go by the expert advice, we shouldn’t be posting any photos of our children to Facebook. But given that we love to share these images with our friends…
11 mins

Australia in desperate need of foster carers

Foster care rarely gets a good wrap in the media  We often hear about children who go through multiple foster families, and the impact this has on their lives. But…
9 mins

A colouring-in book for adults

These beautiful and intricate designs are part of the worldwide adult colouring-in craze. If you can keep them away from the kids and get a bit of time to yourself…
9 mins

IVF improving but still not a guarantee for older women

Women today are having children later for many different reasons and this has a direct impact on their ability to have one, or more children Recently, the UNSW National Perinatal…
11 mins

Managing challenging behaviour

A guide to managing challenging behaviour in under 15 minutes. GUEST: Dr Margie Danchin, Paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne WEBSITE: Dr Margie Danchin’s blog
14 mins