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

How the same sex marriage survey impacted this single mum

Holly Zwalf is a single mum and part of the queer community. As we wait for the final results of the survey, she explains its impact on her and her…
9 mins

Robin Barker on the weirdest parenting trends throughout history

Parenting, like many things in life, goes through it's own trends before we come to some sense. Like gin on the gums of a teething baby, or swaddling a newborn…
16 mins

How 'Mummy Madness' found its place online

Being a first time mum is hard. Being a second time mum is hard. In fact being a mum full stop is hard.  Kat Di Marco needed an online community…
13 mins

How we’re holding our young girls back at school

There’s been a big push to get girls into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects at school - but many still don’t choose them, often because of what we…
17 mins

Returning to work: routines, breast feeding and 'mother guilt'

Going back to work after having a baby can be a logistical and emotional juggle How do you continue to breast feed? How do you keep the routines that you…
11 mins

Meltdowns and tantrums; how to find calm in the chaos

Let's face it. When you're a parent or carer chaos can erupt at any and every moment of our day, at least once a day Life coach and meditation teacher …
16 mins