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 to manage being a 'sandwich' carer

If you’ve had your babies later in life, chances are you’ll have elderly parents, parents who need care and attention at a time when you are busy looking after small…
14 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

Young carers: Why we wouldn’t change a thing

Mary and Devika have been caring for family members since they were small children. This National Carer's Week they explain the impact it’s had on their lives, and why they…
14 mins

Why your screen time matters too

We may want our kids to get off their screens, but are we providing them the example to follow? Leading digital parenting expert and children’s technology researcher, Dr Kristy Goodwin
15 mins

Embracing the difference of your child’s ability

Sarah Klenbort has a daughter who is deaf. She talks about being introduced to the world of Auslan at the same time as her daughter was learning how to communicate…
12 mins

Check in: looking after your mental health as a mum

Whatever stage your children are at, being a mum can be challenging. How can we keep our mental health in check with all the various strains? Psychologist and author Heather
14 mins