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.

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Catch up on the latest Toddler & Child segments

The real meaning of resilience in children (and how to help them get it)

Resilience has become a bit of a buzz word. We want our children to bounce back from bad times, but how do we help them? Is it about tough love…
13 mins

Maggie Dent on how to raise our boys to be good men

We’re living in a time where there are very prominent examples of toxic masculinity. Whether it’s all the assault allegations that arose with the #metoo movement, lone young men killing…
10 mins

Why it’s ok that your daughter wears pink, and your son plays with cars

When it comes to children, gender politics can be really confusing. What does it really mean to have a “gender neutral” child? Is it ok that my daughter loves pink…
15 mins

How to talk about body safety and consent with your child

We all want to empower our children to be safe. Jayneen Sanders has written several books to help parents help their children be self-aware and safe The mum, teacher, and…
14 mins

When 6 year olds lose their shiz, and what to do about it

Anger in older children can be difficult to understand. They're not tantruming toddlers anymore, so what's happening when they lose their shiz Dr Vanessa LaPointe is a psychologist and author…
16 mins

Using stories to teach children how to celebrate their differences

Author and illustrator Tom Percival has created a picture book about a little boy who grew wings; Perfectly Norman. Tom's story follows the story of Norman exploring how the differences…
10 mins