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 dangers of car swaddling

If you’ve been on a parenting website recently, you’ll have noticed there’s been a fair amount of controversy around 'car swaddling', the practice of wrapping babies in a blanket before…
12 mins

Separation anxiety in toddlers

Separation anxiety. Babies can start to show signs of it around 7 to 9 months. It’s when they’re starting to become more aware of the people around them, who is…
12 mins

Autism series. #4. The future's bright

Autism is estimated to affect every 1 in 100 Australians, yet if you suspect your child might be autistic it can be a long, confusing and emotional road to diagnosis…
10 mins

Flu cases on the rise

As of this week, diagnosed cases of the flu across Australia are up by 4,000 compared to the same time last year. In this episode we find out why this…
12 mins

Helping girls have healthy friendships

Friendships can make the good times great, and the rough times bearable. They can also be complicated and volatile. This month Child Magazine features an article about helping girls have healthy friendships…
11 mins

Teaching your toddler to tell the truth

Have you ever heard your toddler say “I didn’t do it!” with a look of pure guilt on their face? How do we teach small children the value of telling the truth…
9 mins