Toddler & Child

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents.
Toddlers are delightful, messy, challenging and amazing. We explore what makes our toddlers tick, and talk to the best experts and educators to help us all raise happy and healthy kids. 1800 KIDS

Catch up on the latest Toddler & Child segments

Maggie Dent on managing sibling rivalry

Parenting educator Maggie Dent gives us her tips on how to help your children resolve their differences, without losing your mind This Better Families segment is brought to you by…
11 mins

Why autism has spiked in recent years

Dr Gail Alvares from Telethon Kids Institute WA explains the research the institute has undertaken, that looks into why mild autism has spiked in recent years.
9 mins

Basic personal safety lessons for kids

Dr Cath Laws, President of the Protective Behaviours Consultancy Group of NSW discusses how parents can educate kids about personal safety This Better Families segment is brought to you…
16 mins

Emotion coaching 101- why we need to explain feelings to kids

Any parent with a child under six will know the chaotic rollercoaster of a young child’s emotions. Lyn O’Grady, Psychologist and National Project Manager at KidsMatter takes us through…
11 mins

How to avoid making your children feel shame

Disciplining children can be tricky, especially if you want to avoid making them feel ashamed. Marcella Widrig is a movement coach, yoga teacher and bodyworker based in Bali, and she…
13 mins

Looking after your child's eyes

Can you imagine stepping outside on a sunny day without your sunglasses? Kids are the same Paediatric ophthalmologist Dr Caroline Catt details how to protect our children’s eyes, and what…
16 mins