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 15 June 2015

55 mins
Featured the following interviews

Art for kids

Lots of art galleries around Australia are really starting to push family friendly programs and exhibitions that parents can enjoy together with their kids. In this episode we’re joined by…
9 mins

Food to help boost the immune system

In this episode we look at the power of food and how it can help boost your family's immune system through Winter GUEST: Jess Beaton, Nutritionist and Dietician, One Handed…
8 mins

Baby helpline: Monday June 15, 2015

Every Monday, experienced Mothercraft Nurse Chris Minogue, answers your questions on sleep, weaning, settling, bathing, routines, development and anything in between In this episode: SLEEP: 18 week old waking up…
23 mins

The superannuation gender gap

Industry Super Australia estimates that by 2030, women will be retiring with 39% less superannuation than men. That is, on average men are expected to retire on around $170,000 more…
12 mins

Fri 12 June 2015

50 mins
Featured the following interviews

Indoor play activities for winter

Here are some indoor play activities (perfect for winter) to keep the little ones happy and busy GUEST: Neva Elliott, Founder and Author of Busy Little Kids WEBSITE: Busy Little…
10 mins

Song of the Sea- an Irish animation

Song of the Sea is a new Irish animation doing the festival circuit. And we reckon it's worth checking out! Recommended age from us: discerning 5 year old, or 6…
8 mins

Managing gestational diabetes

Finding out you have gestational diabetes during pregnancy can be confronting and challenging. How do you manage your food intake so that you and your child are healthy and well…
18 mins

Thu 11 June 2015

55 mins
Featured the following interviews

Managing illness during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Being sick is the pits when you're pregnant or breastfeeding. So what can you take that is safe GUEST: Sarah Spagnardi, Registered Pharmacist and Manager of Medicines Line
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12 mins

How children's brains develop

We're told time and again that early learning for children is paramount for their future success in life. In this episode we explore exactly what is happening inside children's brains…
16 mins

Fostering great relationships with grandparents

It’s a common experience these days for grandparents to take on a big part of the caring role for children, particularly when both parents are working.  But grandparents are so…
13 mins

Wed 10 June 2015

53 mins
Featured the following interviews

Croup

Everything you need to know about young children and croup. Find out how it's contracted, what it sounds like and how it's treated GUEST: Dr Jonny Taitz, Paediatrician WEBSITE: Dr…
7 mins

Tue 9 June 2015

49 mins
Featured the following interviews

Dealing with a breast cancer scare

Nadia McCallum wants parents to understand why it's so important to go for those regular health check ups, after she came across a lump in her breast the size of…
16 mins

Empowering children to protect themselves

Hear how the Bravehearts program helps educate, empower and protect children from sexual assault. They have an education program delivered to children in schools and daycare centres around Australia GUEST: Sharon…
12 mins

Get involved in your local community garden

Community gardens with worm farms, compost heaps, herb gardens, fruit and veggies are a fantastic alternative if you don’t have a huge garden at home. Especially, if you and your family…
10 mins

The most important meal of the day

Foodbank is an Australian organisation ensuring that kids don't start their day hungry. They are a go between for the food industry’s surplus food and the welfare sector’s need. Each month, Foodbank…
9 mins

Fri 5 June 2015

52 mins
Featured the following interviews

Encouraging healthy app use

There are millions of apps on the market made just for kids.  With all the choices available, how do you recognise the good from the bad and ensure that your…
12 mins

The best books about pirates

Argh Aaarrrggh me hearties! What treasure do you seek this week?  Hold on to your pirate hat! This episode is all about swashbuckling pirates in honour of Talk Like a
11 mins

Time Out's school holiday fun

With school holidays fast approaching, Emma Joyce from Time Out Magazine, gives us her top family events and activities for the holidays.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar Disney on Ice: Dare…
9 mins

Relationships after a new baby

Having a child can completely change a couple's relationship dynamic, especially in the first twelve months after bringing bub home. In this eposide we talk about the emotional and physical…
18 mins