News & Features

Why I changed my mind about my kids getting the flu shot

As we head in to winter, we inevitably talk about the flu vaccine.

7 reasons why your child might be acting out

Bad behaviour normally indicates something else.

Say what? 30% of men get pregnancy symptoms

Some guys also sport little rounded bellies when their partner is pregnant!

Recipe: 4 ingredient Milo Balls


7 night-time tips for parents with bedwetters

Learnt the hard way from another parent with a little bedwetter.

5 strategies that help when you don't like your child's teacher

Got some bad teacher vibes? Here's what to do about it.

Meet Lucy Kippist: Writing queen, hilarious reporter and mama extraordinaire

It's time for our very own editor to step into the spotlight.

Why we need to stop being so available to our kids

We rescued instead of teaching accountability. We didn’t hold the space.

How young is too young for pierced ears?

 ...and how do you tackle parenting dilemmas when you disagree with your partner?

Finding time for homework when it feels like there’s none

It turns out homework is just as painful as a parent as it was as a kid.

Jumping Jacks: An indoor game that gets your kids moving

Without spending lots of money, time or effort.

Join the Kinderling House Party at City Recital Hall this July!

Don't miss out on all the fun!

In reality, Mother's Day is far from picture perfect

Author Jaq Muller describes “A Mother of Day” – aka. Mother’s Day.

Help! My baby is biting and pulling my hair

How to discourage it so you don't lose ALL your hair!

Kinderling takes off with new radio channels on Qantas and Jetstar

First class entertainment for precious little passengers!

Kids, record a Mother Day's radio message for mum

Leave your Mum a special message and we’ll play it on the radio in the week leading up to Sunday May 13.

I'm a feminist but critics of New Zealand's female PM have a point

Jacinda Ardern has made a courageous but daunting decision , writes Lucy Kippist. 

5 things I didn’t expect to love when my mother-in-law came to stay

She’s like an Eveready battery bunny; always looking for something new to fix, tidy or clean, writes Shevonne Hunt.

4 warning signs your child's aggresive behaviour is out of control

Scientifically-tested strategies that work best for pre-school and early school years.

Behind bars: Why mothers in prison should have their kids with them

Kerry Tucker explains why children should be with their mums, even when emprisoned.

9 clever ways to get children off their screens (without them realising)

Sneaky as.

Recipe: Spinach and three cheese rolls

You won't be able to stop at eating just one!

Meet Gary Eck: The comedian who just loves to be called 'dad'

Gary Eck is a stand-up comedian and filmmaker who's been entertaining Australians for two decades. He's also a father of two.

Charlize Theron's 'Tully': What motherhood looks like when you're truly supported

A movie that takes you to the depths of motherhood and demands women ask for more help, writes Shevonne Hunt.