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

Mon 12 October 2015

55 mins
Featured the following interviews

Screen-time – how much is enough? (Part 2)

The American Academy of Paediatrics’s recently revised its screen-time guideline for toddlers. We talk to educational expert Dr Kate Highfield from the Institute of Early Childhood at Macquarie University about…
9 mins

National Carers Week special: Meeting Mary

We meet Mary who’s 16 years old and along with her mum, cares for her father and younger brother. She’s just one of 300,000 young carers around Australia looking after…
7 mins

Is ‘brexting’ bad for baby?

So brexting – texting on your phone while breast or bottle feeding – is now apparently a thing and some experts aren’t happy about it. We asked Mothercraft nurse expert …
13 mins

Justine Clarke talks music, Play School and dad crushes

On the eve of her tour, the singer/actress discusses making her latest album Pyjama Jam, balancing music with being a mum and her biggest dad fans. Here's our five favourite…
21 mins

Fri 9 October 2015

45 mins
Featured the following interviews

Screen-time – how much is enough?

The American Academy of Paediatrics’s recently revised its screen-time guideline for toddlers. We talk to educational expert Dr Kate Highfield from the Institute of Early Childhood at Macquarie University about…
8 mins

Sally Zwartz’s pick of the books

Book advocate Sally Zwartz hand-picks some gorgeous books and tells us why they’re perfect for family reading.
8 mins

Is work-life balance even possible?

It’s something we all strive for, but are we looking at it all wrong? We talk to psychologist and career coach Samantha Symes about the ultimate time management challenge and…
14 mins

Thu 8 October 2015

55 mins
Featured the following interviews

Teaching kids about money

How do you educate children about the concept of cash? When should they get pocket money? And what about learning to save? We had a great chat with Effie Zahos
11 mins

Travelling with kids! Destination: Hong Kong

Come with intrepid traveller and author Sally Webb as she plays tour guide and takes on a trip to the mesmerising Asian metropolis. She gives us the goss on the…
14 mins

Baby Love author Robin Barker talks poo

We cut through the crap and ask Baby Love author Robin Barker all about baby poo. What's normal, what's not and the poo stories she's still getting over…
13 mins

Wed 7 October 2015

56 mins
Featured the following interviews

Graeme Base discusses his new book Eye To Eye

Graeme Base, the celebrated author of kids classics like The 11th Hour and Animalia, chats to host Shevonne Hunt about his great new book Eye To Eye
15 mins

Kidzcationz's Top 5 travel destinations for kids

At just 12 years old, Bella Tipping has founded Kidzcationz, a travel review site written by kids for kids. Hear our interview with her and mum Bernadette, and check out…
10 mins

Tue 6 October 2015

52 mins
Featured the following interviews

How play can help 0-3 year old milestones

Why is play so important for young infants? How can we help our babies to develop and reach their milestones?  Montessori have a particular approach to the development of babies…
16 mins

A picture book helping to protect children

Former police woman and mother of three, Kate Power, has created a book to educate children about personal safety. It’s fun, it’s bright, and it rhymes…   GUEST: Kate Power, author My Underpants…
10 mins

Meet the stars of Oddball

Oddball is the story of a dog who saves a colony of fairy penguins. Shane Jacobson and Coco Jack-Gillies talk about why Australian films for children are important, and what it’s like to…
9 mins

Holidays in Singapore

What are the best places to visit with children when you’re in Singapore? Where are the best places to stay? Find out how to have an awesome holiday with your…
13 mins

Mon 5 October 2015

60 mins