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

Tue 11 September 2018

29 mins
Featured the following interviews

When men struggle with mental health, and women don't know what to do

When it comes to mental health, generally speaking, men find it more difficult to ask for help. Some find it difficult to recognise they need it. Undiagnosed mental illness in…
14 mins

How poo at the zoo changed (and fertilised) musician dad Simon Mellor's life

Songwriter Simon Mellor has had a wild career As country singer, then kids' songwriter, co-collaborator with comedian and artist Anh Do, and music (and hip hop!) teacher out in…
14 mins

Mon 10 September 2018

32 mins
Featured the following interviews

Kinderling Helpline: Dropping a day sleep, when to toilet train, and emotional wobbles

Mothercraft nurse Chris Minogue has over 30 years experience helping parents and carers with the early days bringing bub home from the hospital to preparing for big school In this…
31 mins

Fri 7 September 2018

36 mins
Featured the following interviews

Clementine Ford and Julian Morrow: Why parenting makes you a real grown-up

Author and columnist Clementine Ford has one son. Comedian and TV producer Julian Morrow has one son and one daughter. The Parent Panel host Shevonne Hunt has one son and…
35 mins

Thu 6 September 2018

27 mins
Featured the following interviews

How to help your child develop a growth mindset with Stephanie Wicker

Having a “growth mindset” is another way of addressing resilience with our children. But it turns out that kids are more likely to have a growth mindset than we are…
13 mins

Wed 5 September 2018

31 mins
Featured the following interviews

How biscuits are helping kids who've lost a parent

Spotted Cow Cookies are a local Sydney brand started by baking queen and mum Tahnee Walters In 2017 Tahnee passed away suddenly from brain cancer. The company was bought…
10 mins

Josh Pyke on how Australians can make a big difference with Indigenous kids' literacy

There is great disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, in many different areas The Indigenous Literacy Foundation is trying to repair the disparity in levels of reading and writing. In…
11 mins

Tue 4 September 2018

31 mins
Featured the following interviews

Supporting a child with Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder, or SPD, can be an overwhelming experience for children They may be extra sensitive to touch and sound. Susan Marden from One on One Children’s Therapy talks…
11 mins

Early learning educators step up to protect kids

With one in four NSW children experiencing family violence, Early Childhood Australia says that early learning educators need to  be equipped to spot and support vulnerable kids Their program, Early
9 mins

Midwife Cath: How to make it through the first year of being a parent

Cathryn Curtin is best known as Midwife Cath, and her 2016 book The First Six Weeks is hugely popular with parents Now she’s released After the First Six Weeks
11 mins