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‘Parent’ less, live more: My New Year’s resolution

When 2016 takes off, Shevonne Hunt plans to leave all her parenting baggage at the door. 

Watch Hootline Bling, our Drake vs Giggle & Hoot mashup

What happens when your bird Hootabelle leaves your nest? It's Drake versus owl in the biggest birdy collab of the year.

5 tips to survive the silly season with kids

Talk more, tantrum less. Our resident toddler tamer Denielle Jans shares her advice for a calmer, less chaotic Christmas. 

Petrea King's awesome advice for stressing less this Christmas

Christmas can be an emotional flashpoint for families. Petrea shares her tips for a trouble-free encounter at the Christmas table. 

What we learnt from 2015

Eat more, stress less. Kinderling Conversation's Shevonne and Stav share the lessons they learnt as people and parents this year. 

Marc Fennell talks new Star Wars and interviewing Han Solo

He discusses why Star Wars means so much to kids and adults alike and the perfect age to start watching. 

Opinion: Judging new parents won't bring back the "good old days"

Host Shevonne Hunt isn't happy about a critic claiming today's parents are too busy in "coffee shop gatherings to know what the kids are up to."

Author Rolf Svensen discusses The Adventures of Teddy and Karl

The Snowy Mountains-based storyteller discusses what inspired his great new book and plays us a song.

A dad reviews Star Wars: The Force Awakens (spoiler-free)

The force is strong with this one! Our resident fanboy / dad reviews the new film for the big and little kids. 

Six things we learnt from Jimmy Giggle

Turns out Hoot isn't real, but he does like to party on set when the cameras stop rolling. Here's what else we found out.  

9 essential water safety tips for kids

With summer in full swing, Amy Peden from the Royal Life Saving Society shares her advice for a safer summer.

Kinderling goes to Fairgrounds

Sunshine, swimming and sensational bands - the inaugural South Coast festival was a sweet escape.