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Kinderling Conversation

By Kinderling Kids Radio

From nurturing newborns to taming toddlers, we unravel the art and science of parenting with expert advice and real-life stories. The hilarious to the humbling, and all the nitty gritty in between. Hosted by mum of two and journalist Shevonne Hunt. Produced by Elise Cooper. Kinderling Kids Radio is Australia's #1 radio station for kids and families. Visit us at kinderling.com.au.

  1. 1.
    Could you be a surrogate for a stranger?16 August 2018
    26:04
  2. 2.
    Understanding postnatal depletion with Dr Oscar Serrallach15 August 2018
    19:29
  3. 3.
    Why 'Julian is a Mermaid' is the perfect picture book for kids15 August 2018
    14:00
  4. 4.
    How to tell when your child is ready for school14 August 2018
    14:11
  5. 5.
    Childproofing your home on a budget with Carolyn Ziegler14 August 2018
    20:44
  6. 6.
    Kinderling Helpline: Sleep and travel, swimming lessons, bed wetting and more13 August 2018
    30:08
  7. 7.
    Fancy a year away in Italy? This mum made it happen9 August 2018
    16:57
  8. 8.
    Spot the fake: How to find kids' pharmacy products that really work8 August 2018
    10:20
  1. 9.
    Eddie Ayres on his new kids' book about music in the time of the Taliban8 August 2018
    10:54
  2. 10.
    Activism for kids: How one daycare centre is changing the world8 August 2018
    13:32
  3. 11.
    Dr Laura Jana on why our toddlers need emotion coaching8 August 2018
    14:19
  4. 12.
    Kinderling Helpline: Teething pain, long day naps, dream feeds and more6 August 2018
    25:16
  5. 13.
    Musical mum Ami Williamson shares this tear-jerking song about motherhood2 August 2018
    14:12
  6. 14.
    How Emma Isaacs turned her business into an international movement (and had five kids along the way)2 August 2018
    16:11
  7. 15.
    Early educators can't afford heaters in winter1 August 2018
    8:59
  8. 16.
    Plastic toy collectibles are ruining the planet, so why do we still buy them?1 August 2018
    15:25
  9. 17.
    Could you love and care for someone else's children?31 July 2018
    14:45
  10. 18.
    Newsflash: Your partner can't read your mind!31 July 2018
    14:37
  11. 19.
    Kinderling Helpline: Overnight settling, dummy ditching, reluctant sleepers30 July 2018
    29:57
  12. 20.
    Is sleep deprivation affecting your relationship?26 July 2018
    17:44
  13. 21.
    The Tresillian approach to sleep in the first year25 July 2018
    14:18
  14. 22.
    How your body changes during and after pregnancy with Dr Sneha Wadhwani25 July 2018
    14:07
  15. 23.
    What to do when toddlers fight their day sleep with Dr Laura Jana24 July 2018
    15:49
  16. 24.
    Bedtime Explorers creator Amy Taylor-Kabbaz on mindfulness and new episodes for sleep time24 July 2018
    10:49
  17. 25.
    Kinderling Helpline: Sleep, sleep and more sleep!23 July 2018
    32:35
  18. 26.
    How one mum learned to ditch "Mother Guilt"20 July 2018
    16:40
  19. 27.
    Should we be opting out of the My Health Record?19 July 2018
    10:21
  20. 28.
    Elizabeth Mucci on busting the myths around infertility19 July 2018
    13:05
  21. 29.
    Simple food hacks for healthy family meals with Rosie Mansfield18 July 2018
    7:17
  22. 30.
    What it's like to have a baby who can't hear you18 July 2018
    11:59
  23. 31.
    How babies change your brain with Dr Sneha Wadhwani18 July 2018
    8:23
  24. 32.
    Unsafe cots and prams are being sold around Australia, CHOICE Australia warns17 July 2018
    10:34
  25. 33.
    Adam Liaw on how cooking can create empathy17 July 2018
    8:44
  26. 34.
    Kinderling Helpline: Cold mornings, biting, dropping formula feeds and more16 July 2018
    33:37
  27. 35.
    Beck Feiner knows what children want (if they were Prime Minister)13 July 2018
    9:30
  28. 36.
    Period Repair Manual: Understanding periods after birth and beyond12 July 2018
    14:48
  29. 37.
    Teaching children Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture through language12 July 2018
    8:47
  30. 38.
    22-year-old singer songwriter Emily Wurramara on language and motherhood on the road11 July 2018
    17:46
  31. 39.
    Contraceptives and family planning with Dr Sneha Wadhwani11 July 2018
    13:03
  32. 40.
    Welcome to Country: Celebrating Indigenous culture through illustration with Lisa Kennedy10 July 2018
    13:13
  33. 41.
    You're not my real mum: The love that goes into finding a childs' birth mother10 July 2018
    16:59
  34. 42.
    Kinderling Helpline: Refusing day-sleeps, swearing, tummy time, colour blindness and more9 July 2018
    24:48
  35. 43.
    Robin Barker unravels controlled crying5 July 2018
    11:23
  36. 44.
    Why do we work? (especially after children)5 July 2018
    11:22
  37. 45.
    Introducing The Beanies' Big Day Out!4 July 2018
    8:34
  38. 46.
    Alexx Stuart on how to start reducing toxicity in your life4 July 2018
    17:25
  39. 47.
    What kids really want from a holiday, according to 10-year-old Rafferty Laight3 July 2018
    7:40
  40. 48.
    Tashi, Monsters and Me: Why finishing a book after death was so important for Anna Fienberg3 July 2018
    9:36
  41. 49.
    How to avoid your child being hooked into a banking system3 July 2018
    10:38
  42. 50.
    Kinderling Helpline: Keeping newborns warm, boundary testing 4 year-olds, thumb-suckers and more2 July 2018
    26:47
  43. 51.
    How to stop the bullying of children with Tourette Syndrome28 June 2018
    18:26
  44. 52.
    Why mums need to reconnect with their creativity27 June 2018
    15:31
  45. 53.
    Mister Maker's creative craft ideas for every budget27 June 2018
    13:36
  46. 54.
    Not just the kids: How bullying affects the whole family26 June 2018
    10:26
  47. 55.
    Dr Sandro Demaio on keeping your family healthy and happy26 June 2018
    25:41
  48. 56.
    Kinderling Helpline: Dummy ditching, sleep routines, teething troubles and more25 June 2018
    28:34
  49. 57.
    What you need to know when your baby starts to walk22 June 2018
    12:28
  50. 58.
    How Lisa Loeb went from '90s rockstar to the queen of kids' music21 June 2018
    20:19
  51. 59.
    A stylist explains how to feel fabulous when your body is constantly changing20 June 2018
    10:50
  52. 60.
    Untangling myths about nits and lice and how to treat them20 June 2018
    12:25
  53. 61.
    Celebrating World Refugee Week with gorgeous children's book 'Out'20 June 2018
    9:38
  54. 62.
    Dads get postnatal depression too: Here's how to help19 June 2018
    8:19
  55. 63.
    Finding the right words to solve every parenting dilemma19 June 2018
    14:11
  56. 64.
    Kinderling Helpline: Sleep after holidays, moving house, defiant behaviours and more18 June 2018
    30:50
  57. 65.
    Maggie Dent on how to help an anxious chid15 June 2018
    14:11
  58. 66.
    Gather 'Round with Groovy Ruby is here!14 June 2018
    5:21
  59. 67.
    What does it mean if my child is squinting?14 June 2018
    5:52
  60. 68.
    Steve Biddulph on what boys face in the 21st Century13 June 2018
    12:45
  61. 69.
    Not By Accident: Why Sophie Harper documented her road to single parenthood13 June 2018
    9:02
  62. 70.
    Why fad diets are failing everybody12 June 2018
    15:24
  63. 71.
    How a rural midwife is changing antenatal education12 June 2018
    14:50
  64. 72.
    Kinderling Helpline: Cutlery, night feeds, single child anti-social behaviours and more11 June 2018
    31:17
  65. 73.
    The Parent Panel: Banning school holidays, bad parenting habits, travelling with kids, and more10 June 2018
    24:07
  66. 74.
    Robin Barker: Is there any benefit to smacking?8 June 2018
    9:13
  67. 75.
    Making kids clothes eco-friendly with Amelia McFarlane7 June 2018
    10:50
  68. 76.
    How to get the most out of the NDIS for your child6 June 2018
    19:08
  69. 77.
    Night time toilet training tips with Dr Elysia Thornton-Benko6 June 2018
    7:45
  70. 78.
    Finding time for feel-good exercise with Dr. Darren Morton5 June 2018
    17:12
  71. 79.
    What makes a resilient child?5 June 2018
    13:00
  72. 80.
    Kinderling Helpline: Appropriate bed times, three week old sleep strategies, toddler pushing behaviours,4 June 2018
    23:55
  73. 81.
    Celebrating May Gibbs and 100 years of the Gumnut Babies1 June 2018
    11:48
  74. 82.
    Why share houses might be just the ticket for single parents31 May 2018
    10:27
  75. 83.
    Dr Elysia Thornton-Benko explains plantar warts and how to treat them30 May 2018
    9:00
  76. 84.
    Mummy why do you work? Easy ways to explain your work to kids30 May 2018
    8:21
  77. 85.
    Then and Now: What it's like 'Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia'30 May 2018
    15:17
  78. 86.
    Top tips on starting your own business from Modi Bodi mum Kristy Chong29 May 2018
    8:37
  79. 87.
    Why are Indigenous kids still being removed from their families?29 May 2018
    18:17
  80. 88.
    Kinderling Helpline: Dummy ditching, swaddle safety, taming toddler tantrums28 May 2018
    22:50
  81. 89.
    Looking after the wellbeing of your whole family, without losing sight of your own25 May 2018
    13:52
  82. 90.
    Maggie Dent on how we can raise our boys to be good men24 May 2018
    10:15
  83. 91.
    Holly Harris on why fussy eating in children is normal24 May 2018
    11:12
  84. 92.
    Should grandparents be paid for looking after their grandchildren?23 May 2018
    9:19
  85. 93.
    New app shows parents how to manage burns23 May 2018
    7:05
  86. 94.
    How to help your child understand it's ok to be angry23 May 2018
    12:08
  87. 95.
    Dollarmites, kids finances and banking scams with Xavier O'Halloran22 May 2018
    7:51
  88. 96.
    Parent nutrition with Susie Burrell22 May 2018
    13:56
  89. 97.
    Kinderling Helpline: Swaddling, car fights, climbing toddlers, bedtime battles,21 May 2018
    30:09
  90. 98.
    Sofija Stefanovic - Miss Ex-Yugoslavia - on what it means to belong to a country that no longer exists17 May 2018
    13:18
  91. 99.
    Rebecca Huntley on the meaning of modern motherhood17 May 2018
    11:18
  92. 100.
    Barry Du Bois and Miguel Maestre on friendship, food and embracing our mortality16 May 2018
    18:23
  93. 101.
    How to find the right daycare when your child has special needs16 May 2018
    9:42
  94. 102.
    Incontinence after baby, and what to do about it16 May 2018
    7:02
  95. 103.
    Using beat boxing and comedy to teach children about illness15 May 2018
    9:48
  96. 104.
    Why it’s okay that your daughter wears pink and your son plays with cars15 May 2018
    14:42
  97. 105.
    Kinderling Helpline: Eight month old night feeds, toilet training regression, two-year-old biting and grabbing14 May 2018
    29:58
  98. 106.
    The Parent Panel: Sibling rivalry, gyms for obese children, terrible Mother's Day gifts12 May 2018
    31:22
  99. 107.
    Imagine growing up not being taught about the modern world ... This writer did11 May 2018
    14:31
  100. 108.
    How one album could fix your sibling rivalry woes10 May 2018
    13:47
  101. 109.
    What the 2018 budget will mean for your family9 May 2018
    8:57
  102. 110.
    This is how it feels to be the parent of a premmie baby9 May 2018
    10:33
  103. 111.
    Simple steps to supporting single mums this Mother’s Day8 May 2018
    8:16
  104. 112.
    What would you say to your “new mum” self?8 May 2018
    11:26
  105. 113.
    Neighbours star Madeleine West (and mum of six!) launches empowering new kids' book8 May 2018
    11:01
  106. 114.
    Kinderling Helpline: Toilet training triplets, sleep strategies, single child behaviours7 May 2018
    28:36
  107. 115.
    Robin Barker explains attachment parenting3 May 2018
    12:12
  108. 116.
    Why you should take advantage of the free flu vaccination for your child3 May 2018
    8:19
  109. 117.
    13-year-old surfer Sabre Norris on fame, family and fun2 May 2018
    12:42
  110. 118.
    Mastering kids meals, fussy eating, and nutrition2 May 2018
    18:20
  111. 119.
    Liz Ellis on how she navigated the twists and turns of infertility1 May 2018
    17:04
  112. 120.
    Not running away: Why 'wandering' in children with autism needs to be discussed30 April 2018
    10:33
  113. 121.
    Kinderling Helpline: Surgery prep for a toddler, twins transitioning to solids, night terrors, weaning and more30 April 2018
    30:41
  114. 122.
    The Parent Panel: Birds and bees, date nights, runaway kids28 April 2018
    30:37
  115. 123.
    Why making time for your own happiness is vital for every parent27 April 2018
    15:10
  116. 124.
    Why we need to talk about mothers in prison26 April 2018
    19:37
  117. 125.
    Beyond the biscuits: What ANZAC day means for a modern mum and soldier25 April 2018
    6:16
  118. 126.
    My Big Fat Greek Life: How one mum changed to make every day a Greek island paradise25 April 2018
    13:34
  119. 127.
    Prolapse: What it is, what it feels like, and what to do about it24 April 2018
    7:11
  120. 128.
    How to feel great and energised after baby24 April 2018
    7:28
  121. 129.
    Opening up an autistic child’s world through the circus24 April 2018
    11:58
  122. 130.
    Kinderling Helpline: Hair pullers, colossal tantrums, day-sleep disasters, fussy eaters and more23 April 2018
    26:52
  123. 131.
    The Parent Panel: Cardi B at Coachella, do you have a favourite child, the gross parts of parenting, and more21 April 2018
    33:03
  124. 132.
    How to make your house greener (without the kids destroying your plants)20 April 2018
    13:44
  125. 133.
    How to tell if your relationship is worth saving19 April 2018
    10:30
  126. 134.
    Thinking of renovating? Listen to this first19 April 2018
    10:26
  127. 135.
    When your babies start to move: Bum shufflers and crawlers18 April 2018
    12:50
  128. 136.
    Meshel Laurie on why women should put their health first18 April 2018
    7:56
  129. 137.
    What to do once your child gets an autism diagnosis18 April 2018
    10:27
  130. 138.
    Farts, toots, passing wind: Christa Hughes on turning funny body sounds into a hilarious kids' show17 April 2018
    11:57
  131. 139.
    Kinderling Helpline: Revisiting Chris Minogue's top tips for toilet training, sibling rivalry, fussy eating and more16 April 2018
    31:56
  132. 140.
    The Parent Panel: Banning BFFs, Israel Folau, what's your family fantasy15 April 2018
    26:36
  133. 141.
    What to do with a fussy eater?13 April 2018
    11:05
  134. 142.
    When is 'not wanting sex' actually sexual dysfunction12 April 2018
    9:02
  135. 143.
    You're not alone: Why Chezzi Denyer created a hilarious website for all mamas12 April 2018
    13:00
  136. 144.
    The Child Care Subsidy cut off is coming: Here's what you need to know11 April 2018
    4:11
  137. 145.
    How to protect your kids when you're posting online11 April 2018
    10:19
  138. 146.
    What's it really like to make the "tree change" with kids?11 April 2018
    11:34
  139. 147.
    How craft can make children love art galleries10 April 2018
    9:10
  140. 148.
    eSports: The future of competitive sport?10 April 2018
    15:30
  141. 149.
    Kinderling Helpline: Difficult drop offs, cutlery questions, dummy dramas and more9 April 2018
    26:08
  142. 150.
    The Parent Panel: Peppa Pig gets sassy, stay-at-home-dads, playground etiquette, teaching boys to be men7 April 2018
    29:13
  143. 151.
    Tim Winton on the inspiration behind 'The Deep'6 April 2018
    6:31
  144. 152.
    Robin Barker: Are we overscheduling our kids?5 April 2018
    9:39
  145. 153.
    Dating in midlife and finding love online4 April 2018
    15:45
  146. 154.
    Kathy Lette on prioritising self care when you have a child on the spectrum4 April 2018
    17:22
  147. 155.
    Why an autism diagnosis shouldn't define your child3 April 2018
    7:49
  148. 156.
    Parents' top three baby products that mums love to use too3 April 2018
    4:51
  149. 157.
    Free online course could help you save a life3 April 2018
    7:12
  150. 158.
    Kinderling Helpline: Sleep special with baby and toddler whisperer Jo Ryan2 April 2018
    30:52
  151. 159.
    The Parent Panel: Cheating cricketers, pregnancy manners, escaping the Easter chocolate blow-out31 March 2018
    25:54
  152. 160.
    Camping with a toddler: Tips from a mum who's seen it all29 March 2018
    16:10
  153. 161.
    How to talk about body safety and consent with your child29 March 2018
    14:42
  154. 162.
    The family who became an internet sensation28 March 2018
    14:14
  155. 163.
    Overcoming the juggle struggle: Two busy mums open up about how they make it work28 March 2018
    16:53
  156. 164.
    Ethical Easter eggs and where to find them (hint: it's really easy!)27 March 2018
    8:35
  157. 165.
    How the Montessori philosophy works in practice27 March 2018
    18:54
  158. 166.
    Kinderling Helpline: tummy time, addressing biting and pinching, fussy eaters and more26 March 2018
    29:28
  159. 167.
    The Parent Panel: smart devices in the home, white lies, childhood nostalgia, funny fears24 March 2018
    31:33
  160. 168.
    Why casual employment isn't working for families23 March 2018
    14:56
  161. 169.
    When 6 year olds chuck a wobbly, and what to do about it22 March 2018
    16:23
  162. 170.
    Tim Winton on why Australian boys are lost22 March 2018
    19:25
  163. 171.
    A clever way to teach children empathy21 March 2018
    9:27
  164. 172.
    Olivia White on "insta-fame", body positivity and taking great photos21 March 2018
    10:48
  165. 173.
    Where to give your pre-loved car seats for families in need20 March 2018
    8:42
  166. 174.
    Parents, want to get happy? Here’s how20 March 2018
    15:32
  167. 175.
    Kinderling Helpline: Dropping night feeds, toddler game ideas, getting twins to listen19 March 2018
    29:07
  168. 176.
    The Parent Panel: Qantas' gender neutral move, fast kids' fashion, banning sausages, slime and other messy fads we wish would disappear17 March 2018
    25:33
  169. 177.
    This super cute stationery helps children in remote Australia16 March 2018
    7:47
  170. 178.
    Why Indigenous kids belong with their families15 March 2018
    13:06
  171. 179.
    How one dad used his personal tragedy to change the lives of sick children15 March 2018
    15:42
  172. 180.
    Peace, love and mung beans: two beautiful picture books for kids14 March 2018
    11:02
  173. 181.
    Can you fall pregnant if you have endometriosis?14 March 2018
    15:50
  174. 182.
    Why dads need an antenatal class all of their own13 March 2018
    14:13
  175. 183.
    Why two young boys are lopping off their locks for charity13 March 2018
    5:58
  176. 184.
    Kinderling Helpline: transitioning from milk to solids, single mama sleeps, night visits12 March 2018
    28:28
  177. 185.
    The Parent Panel: dog attacks, bullying, Married At First Sight, remaking classic kids films10 March 2018
    30:48
  178. 186.
    Debunking myths about Australia’s First Nations9 March 2018
    9:31
  179. 187.
    How an Australian charity is changing the lives of women and girls in Cambodia8 March 2018
    13:46
  180. 188.
    Escaping domestic violence when you have young kids8 March 2018
    18:25
  181. 189.
    Why it's important to be financially independent (even when you have a loving partner)8 March 2018
    13:23
  182. 190.
    The best autumnal fruit and vegetables that won't cost the earth7 March 2018
    7:58
  183. 191.
    How your baby should be moving before they crawl7 March 2018
    16:47
  184. 192.
    Using stories to teach children how to celebrate their differences6 March 2018
    10:55
  185. 193.
    The top three travel products as voted by Aussie parents6 March 2018
    5:17
  186. 194.
    Kinderling Helpline: teaching a toddler what 'No' means, dropping night feeds, settling two week olds, toilet training5 March 2018
    29:56
  187. 195.
    The Parent Panel: are we phone addicted, banning certain words during labour, sports injuries, going on adventures without kids3 March 2018
    33:15
  188. 196.
    How a greyhound helped one mum and her autistic daughter1 March 2018
    8:50
  189. 197.
    Annabel Karmel on her approach to baby-led weaning1 March 2018
    13:40
  190. 198.
    Why school kids and teachers need to know more about Type 1 diabetes28 February 2018
    23:59
  191. 199.
    Bringing stories to life through sound27 February 2018
    14:17
  192. 200.
    Technology: a double edged sword for modern parents with Dr Kristy Goodwin26 February 2018
    12:55

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