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 16 September 2015

53 mins
Featured the following interviews

Training for a good cause

After having a baby, it can be difficult to get back into exercising. Can Too offers professional training for a small fee, with the chance to raise money for a…
16 mins

Managing challenging behaviour

A guide to managing challenging behaviour in under 15 minutes. GUEST: Dr Margie Danchin, Paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne WEBSITE: Dr Margie Danchin’s blog
14 mins

Violence and death in children’s movies

Think about the most popular children’s animated movies ever made. Bambi, Finding Nemo, Frozen… what do they all have in common? If you answered death and violence you would…
12 mins

Tue 15 September 2015

51 mins
Featured the following interviews

What makes up a balanced lunchbox?

There are so many easy wins when walking down the supermarket aisle. Bright packaging, fun characters and clever marketing can easily draw children to foods that aren't always nutritious Find…
11 mins

Planning for the school holidays

School holidays are coming up and we’ve enlisted hilarious blogger and mother of two, Zoe Meunier, for some tips on how to make school holidays a fun and more relaxed…
12 mins

Magpie Swooping Season

The weather is starting to warm up and so are the Magpies Spring is notorious across the country for the old Magpie swoop and attack, so if you’re planning on…
9 mins

Mon 14 September 2015

64 mins
Featured the following interviews

Starting solids with allergies in mind

Allergies are on the rise in Australia, and if you or your partner have a history of allergies or food intolerance you may be worried about how to start introducing solids to your…
8 mins

Changing seasons and your baby

Every Monday, experienced Mothercraft Nurse Chris Minogue, answers your questions on sleep, weaning, settling, bathing, routines, development and anything in between.   This week we talk to Chris about the changing seasons and how they…
20 mins

Raising happy siblings

Bickering, pushing and shoving between siblings is inevitable. If you’re looking for advice on how to handle those tricky sibling dynamics, Dr Laura Markham has just released her new book, Calm Parents,
23 mins

Fri 11 September 2015

47 mins
Featured the following interviews

How to talk to your kids about the Syria crisis

It’s been a week full of distressing news about the refugee situation in the Middle East and Europe. Many of us might try to shield our children from those horrific…
11 mins

How exercise can help you cope after having a baby

Health and exercise is often a low priority for (new) parents. You can be tired, exhausted and busy looking after a new little life.  But getting active can help you…
11 mins

Reviewed: Blinky Bill and Oddball

There are two great Australian films in cinemas these school holidays, the animated Blinky Bill blockbuster and Oddball, a heartfelt movie based on a true Australian story.   In this episode Shevonne and Evan review…
17 mins

Making the holidays awesome

Screen time might be something you want to avoid these coming school holidays, but here are some great ideas on how you and your kids can have fun making stuff with…
6 mins

Thu 10 September 2015

52 mins
Featured the following interviews

Andy Griffiths' craziest book yet: The 65-Storey Treehouse

Andy Griffiths came in to the studio this week with a swarm of adoring young fans eagerly waiting to meet him. Over the years Griffiths has been credited by many…
18 mins

Wed 9 September 2015

48 mins
Featured the following interviews

How to navigate parent-teacher nights

Parent-teacher nights can be a daunting experience, we share a few simple tips to get the most out of that precious interview GUEST: Lucy Kippist, parenting and lifestyle editor at…
11 mins

The most important early learning milestones

You may think that the most important thing children can learn in their early years is how to read and write. But there are five other early learning milestones in…
9 mins

Should breastfeeding hurt?

Breastfeeding is a breeze for some women, but it can be incredibly challenging for others.  Many women are told "it shouldn't hurt", but is this the right message to keep…
15 mins

Destination spotlight: Perth

In this episode of Kinderling Conversation we take a trip to Perth and chat about educational and nature-based family activities in and around the city 1) Rottnest Island for the Quokkas…
11 mins