Kinderling Conversation

hosted by Shevonne Hunt and produced by Elise Cooper

They say it takes a village to raise a child, so welcome to ours!

Kinderling Conversation is dedicated to taking the guess-work out of parenting.

Hosted by journalist and mum Shevonne Hunt, you'll hear friendly advice, interviews with experts and insightful tips from trail-blazing parents and carers. Produced by Elise Cooper.

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Phone: 1800 KIDS RADIO
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Catch up on the latest episodes

Fri 24 July 2015

46 mins
Featured the following interviews

Charlie and Lola turn 10!

Not long to go until Charlie and Lola turn 10! Kitty Taylor directed the award winning cartoon Charlie and Lola from 2005- 2008.  Listen to find out what goes into making…
14 mins

EduKite: Online updates about your child's day

When children start day care or any care outside the home it can feel strange not being with them 24/7. It's nice to know what's going on and how your…
9 mins

The best books about mythical creatures

Who doesn't love unicorns, bunyips, dragons and fairies? This week on The Review we focus on the best books across the decades with scary and fantastical mythical creatures GUEST: Sally…
9 mins

Thu 23 July 2015

54 mins
Featured the following interviews

Reggio Emilia early childhood learning

There are hundreds of childcare centres around Australia, with different approaches to education and learning. In this episode we talk about the Northern Italian approach to early education called 'Reggio…
14 mins

What are your maternal birth rights?

When you fall pregnant there are so many things to get your head around. Home birth, hospital birth, birthing centre… caesarean, induced labour, episiotomy...there are so many options that most…
19 mins

Abortion after kids

Abortion. It's always been a controversial topic. But what happens when you already have a family and you fall pregnant… and for various reasons you decide not to have the baby…
10 mins

Destination spotlight: Fraser Island

Fraser Island, off the Queensland coast, is the largest sand island in the world. It’s a great place for fishing trips, camping and ecotourism. The kids will love it GUEST:…
9 mins

Wed 22 July 2015

58 mins
Featured the following interviews

Gender exploration in toddlers

In this episode we discuss how children explore gender roles as they grow and develop and what's normal? We'll also look at how parents can understand and protect their children…
15 mins

Kids birthday trends

Just how crazy can kids parties get, and what kinds of products are on the market? GUEST: Kate Browne, Investigative Journalist CHOICE Australia WEBSITE: CHOICE Australia
10 mins

A new paediatric allergy clinic opens in Sydney

Most people know a child who has an allergy… we all know not to pack peanut butter sandwiches in our child’s lunchbox 4.1 million Australians have an allergic disease. That’s…
16 mins

Tue 21 July 2015

52 mins
Featured the following interviews

Toddler sleep patterns

We always hear about babies and their sleep routines, it's a delicate balance that constantly changes. Fast forward two years...is your toddler waking through the night or having trouble settling…
12 mins

10 ways to guarantee a tantrum

Zoe Meunier has a two and a half year old daughter and a five year old son so she's seen her fair share of tantrums. Even the smallest things can…
17 mins

How qualified is Dr Google?

Paediatrician, Dr Mark Nethercote, understands the value of Google as a quick search and answer service, but he warns against using the search engine as a diagnostic tool for your…
12 mins

Mon 20 July 2015

58 mins
Featured the following interviews

Healthy snack ideas

Easy and healthy snacks can make your day (especially if the kids eat them!) Hear some great snack ideas from Allie Gaunt: Banana and avocado bread, choc-chip muesli bars, pear…
10 mins

Tips on moving house with children

Planning on moving house with small children in tow? We've got some tips to help things go smoothly on the big day GUEST: Lisa Hodgson, Moving Angels WEBSITE: Moving Angels,…
15 mins

GOMA: Swags and Swamp Rats

Find out more about Swags and Swamp Rats, a new exhibition that explores aspects of Australian life, history and language through the works of Australian artist Robert MacPherson, on display…
8 mins

Fri 17 July 2015

60 mins
Featured the following interviews

Mister Maker's crafty secrets

Mister Maker is an international star with a legion of fans. He spoke to presenter Shevonne Hunt on his most recent Australian tour Guest: Phil Gallagher
Website: Mister…
14 mins

Anna Branford: Lily the Elf

Lily is a very small and very thoughtful young elf. Take a peek inside her tiny elf world with author, Anna Branford.  GUEST: Anna Branford, Author WEBSITE: Lily the Elf:…
9 mins

Annabel Crabb on juggling the work life balance

Author Annabel Crabb talks about juggling a career with the practical and emotional demands of being a mother. GUEST: Annabel Crab 
WEBSITE: The Wife Drought
23 mins