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

Jessica Rowe- an intimate story of motherhood

Jessica Rowe is a television presenter, journalist and celebrity. In this episode she reveals the private stories behind the public face, of her long road to pregnancy, her experience of…
18 mins

Mums the word

The highs, lows, epiphanies and challenges of parenting with Lucy Kippist, parenting and lifestyle editor at Kidspot. GUEST: Lucy Kippist, lifestyle and parenting editor at Kidspot WEBSITE: Kidspot
11 mins

Parenting programs tapping into Dad’s brains

Do you know a Dad who has done a parenting program? If you do they’re apparently very rare creatures, but a new research program through the University of NSW is…
17 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

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

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