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

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

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

Training for a good cause

After having a baby, it can be difficult to get back into exercising. Can Too offers professional training for a small fee, with the chance to raise money for a…
16 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

Natalie Lovett’s IVF experience in the United States

How far would you have gone to have your baby?  Natalie Lovett tried for seven years to fall pregnant in Australia, and when that didn’t work, she travelled to the…
12 mins

Raising happy siblings

Bickering, pushing and shoving between siblings is inevitable. If you’re looking for advice on how to handle those tricky sibling dynamics, Dr Laura Markham has just released her new book, Calm Parents,
23 mins