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

Pinky McKay on when to start disciplining kids

Discipline is one of those topics that everyone has an opinion on. It's even something that two parents can fight over because their approaches differ so much Pinky McKay is…
17 mins

How different is childhood today, and what impact is technology having on our kids?

Jean Twenge is a Professor of Psychology at San Diego University and the author of iGen, Why today’s super-connected kids are growing up less rebellious, more tolerant, less happy and
18 mins

Is it time to have a family digital detox?

How much time do you and your kids spend on screens? Perhaps you’re ready for a bit of screen-free time If that’s the case Dr Kristy Goodwin has some great…
11 mins

Mum, I’m bored! How to explain to kids why that’s a good thing

You'd be forgiven for wondeirng how we parented smartphones. It can seem like the only reason we can keep everyone on time, relatively clean, and mostly alive is because of…
16 mins

Why our new podcast 'Bodyshock' is a must listen for all mums

Kinderling has launched it's brand new podcast called Bodyshock where hosts Alice Fenton and Shannon O'Meara explore all the weird and wonderful things that happen to our bodies not just…
10 mins

A new online portal where you can Skype parenting experts

Gideon Warhaft is a co-founder of Sage FM, an online service that connects you to different parenting experts You can chat for as short as 10 minutes. He talks…
11 mins