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

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

How do early educators get children to sleep?

Most of us will never have to get four children to sleep at once. It seems an impossible task when even one child isn’t compliant Cindy Davenport is a registered midwife…
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

How an awesome kids book teaches us how to slow down and appreciate the little things

Meg McKinlay is a mum of two and the award winning author of the awesome picture book Ten Tiny Things. It's a story about slowing down, taking stock, and…
13 mins

Could you detect the signs of mental illness in your child?

Young kids can be pretty temperamental, but would you know whether their tears were a sign of normal development, or something that needs a little more help The eighth Royal Children’s…
11 mins