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

Thu 8 November 2018

28 mins
Featured the following interviews

Premenstrual syndrome: More than being moody with Dr Sneha Wadhwani

PMS can be a different experience for every woman Dr Sneha Wadhwani is a GP and mum of two girls. She explains what’s going on with PMS, and dispels some myths…
11 mins

Why we should teach kids there are lots of ways to be smart

Not every child can excel at maths or reading, and a new book by author Davina Bell and illustrator Allison Colpoys celebrates all the many ways kids can be smart…
10 mins

Wed 7 November 2018

40 mins
Featured the following interviews

“They looked after me as much as I looked after them” William McInnes on fatherhood

Becoming a parent is a life-changing experience Author and actor William McInnes looks back on his memories of his father, and his own experience as a father of two. He…

Why does bullying happen? I asked my childhood bully to find out

Bullying in Australian schools is a major issue. Each year around 45 million bullying incidents are estimated to occur around the country Producer Elise Cooper was bullied when she was…
19 mins

Tue 6 November 2018

28 mins
Featured the following interviews

The next Harry Potter phenomenon is a girl! The new fantasy series bewitching audiences everywhere

Jessica Townsend is the young Australian writer being described as the next J.K. Rowling The vivacious author is flattered but also resistant to the title. She says no one…
13 mins

Dad's Mental Health: Why are dads are still struggling with postnatal depression?

Richard Fletcher is an Associate Professor at the Family Action Centre at the University of Newcastle. For years now he’s been interested in the mental health of dads, particularly new…
14 mins

Mon 5 November 2018

30 mins
Featured the following interviews

Kinderling Helpline: Troublesome toddlers, clingy babies, starting daycare and more

Mothercraft nurse Chris Minogue takes your parenting questions and tries to find a solution that works for your family With over 30 years experience helping parents and carers all over…
29 mins

Fri 2 November 2018

31 mins
Featured the following interviews

The Parent Panel: I'd let my child date Lisa Simpson

Journalist Jacinta Tynan and actor Ryan Johnson join Shevonne Hunt to laugh their way through the news and gossip of the week They take on the worst kids' shows that…
30 mins

Thu 1 November 2018

30 mins
Featured the following interviews

How to raise an independent child

When babies are small they can’t do much for themselves, so we get used to feeding, cleaning and clothing them. But then they grow up. Just how much can we…
7 mins

The trials and triumphs of dads with kids on the autism spectrum

Nicole Rogerson is the Founding Director of Autism Awareness Australia She decided it was time to make a film that would resonate with dads from all walks of life who…
16 mins