Kinderling Conversation

Essential advice on parenting and children, followed by a guided meditation. Weekdays at 12pm.

It takes a village to raise a child - welcome to ours! Join host and mum-of-two Shevonne Hunt for friendly advice, interviews and insightful tips. 

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Catch up on the latest episodes

Wed 1 July 2015

60 mins

Tue 30 June 2015

51 mins
Featured the following interviews

Burns safety

Over 1,000 children are admitted to Australian hospitals for burns treatment every year. Roughly 60% of these cases are due to scalds from hot liquids In this episode we talk…
10 mins

Home and toy organisation

Keeping piles of toys off the living room floor can be a struggle, which is why we've enlisted the help of Georgie Rees from Clutterfly. Georgie specialises in keeping the…
15 mins

What causes stuttering?

1% of the population have a stutter when they speak. This percentage is even higher for young children The vast number of children who develop a stutter will grow out of…
14 mins

My week with Archie: Sallie Don

Comedian, Sallie Don, joins us to chat about her week with her two year old son, Archie This week Archie obsesses over poo and Shevonne reveals her family kissing habits.…
8 mins

Mon 29 June 2015

60 mins
Featured the following interviews

The importance of iron for development

Iron is an important nutrient essential in children’s growth and development but why is it so important and how does it help the body function GUEST: Jess Beaton, registered dietician…
11 mins

EOFY resolutions

It’s the end of the financial year, and so it’s time to do your tax In this episode we look at some EOFY resolutions with tips that will put you…
9 mins

Snugglepot & Cuddlepie on stage

They’re two cheeky little bare-bottomed babies who roam around the Australian bush getting into all sorts of trouble Snugglepot and Cuddlepie have been part of Australian mythology since they were…
14 mins

Fri 26 June 2015

59 mins
Featured the following interviews

The amazing Mr Snot Bottom

Mr Snot Bottom and his Stinky Silly Show will appear at the Fun4Kids Festival in Warrnambool over the June/Jul school holidays . If your kids love fart noise and all…
8 mins

Reviewed: Inside Out & Minions

In this episode we review the big school holiday film releases: Inside Out and Minions Find out which film received a huge 28 out of 5 stars from our mini…
14 mins

How to use educational reading aids

At school, once upon a time you may have got a text book, or a tutor to help your child learn to read. Today, you can turn to technology for…
11 mins

Who am I? Finding yourself again after becoming a "mum" or "dad"

Parenthood can be all consuming. An intimate bubble filled with love and chaos. Keeping a sense of self, who you are beyond being a parent, can be hard.  GUEST: Rebecca…
24 mins

Thu 25 June 2015

48 mins
Featured the following interviews

Is your child school ready?

Going to "Big School", or starting formal education, is a big step for you and your child So how do you know if they're ready? GUEST: Michael Windred, Principal at…
14 mins
Mario and Valentine with Bowie the dog

Gold Coast family holiday ideas

The Gold Coast really is the Mecca of all family holiday destinations, with it's beaches, amusement parks, shopping malls and hotels perfectly located for a relaxing break GUEST: David Thorndike…
9 mins

Hacks for working mums

We love hearing how you balance work and family life? The juggle can be difficult and stressful, so to make things easier we've recruited Lucy Kippist to discuss some of…
10 mins

Giving birth in PNG

When women in Australia give birth, they don't have to walk kilometres to the nearest hospital.  The vast majority will have the help of a midwife or doctor. This is…
12 mins

Wed 24 June 2015

56 mins
Featured the following interviews

Explaining racism to children when you're part of a religious minority

What happens when you’re part of a religious minority, and that minority is often in the headlines, being blamed for atrocities half way around the world What do you do…
12 mins

Can you change an anti-vaxxer's mind?

Vaccination, it's one of those topics that can get the parental bloods boiling In this episode we discuss what causes conscientious objection among anti-vaxxers and whether it's possible to change…
16 mins

Pre-loved markets: choosing the right bargain

Hand me downs, pre-loved equipment, op-shops and markets can be wonderful sources for affordable gear that you need for your growing family In this episode we chat about what you…
11 mins

Autism series. #2. What is autism?

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…
12 mins