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 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

Wed 31 October 2018

33 mins
Featured the following interviews

Dad's Mental Health: Why the impact is greater than we thought

For many years we’ve been talking about the impact a mum’s mental health has on children. Now it’s time to start talking about dads and their well-being Dr Catherine Wade
14 mins

Kids counting dead sheep: Why farming families still need your help through the drought

The south east coast of Australia has had a bit of rain lately, but those in the city would be mistaken for thinking it ends the drought. Farming families are…
18 mins

Tue 30 October 2018

25 mins
Featured the following interviews

How making a will can protect your family and help children in need

It's difficult to think about but what will happen to your family if you or your partner, or worse both of you, die Less than half of Australians have a…
8 mins

More than fun and games: How outside play can make your child more resilient

Childhood has changed a lot since parents were kids. Free outdoor play and exploration has been dramatically reduced Griffin Longley from Nature Play WA says that nature-play gives children a…
16 mins

Mon 29 October 2018

33 mins
Featured the following interviews

Kinderling Helpline: Bottle sterilisation, breastfeeding help, self-settling techniques and more

Mothercraft nurse Chris Minogue has seen her fair share of parenting conundrums over the last 30 years, so if you're having an issue in your family she can help In…
32 mins

Fri 26 October 2018

28 mins
Featured the following interviews

The Parent Panel: Are women still judged for how they give birth?

Kate Browne, managing editor of Finder, and Martin Henchion, comedian, join Shevonne Hunt to talk through the news and gossip of the week In this episode they chat…
27 mins

Thu 25 October 2018

34 mins
Featured the following interviews

Foolproof snack ideas for kids with Mandy Sacher from Wholesome Child

Paediatric nutritionist and founder of Wholesome Child Mandy Sacher knows that kids like to snack, but she’s got some advice on how you can keep it under control Sometimes it’s…
17 mins

How do we get new dads talking? Don't call it a "men’s group"

Traditionally there is a lot of support for new mums. Dads, however, don’t get as much of a look in Grant Lyndon from Busy Dads is working to change that.…
16 mins