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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 real-life stories and expert advice. 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.
    Play School's Rachael Coopes launches new company to spread light and magic17 October 2018
    10:56
  2. 2.
    Maggie Dent on 'Mothering Our Boys' well17 October 2018
    18:25
  3. 3.
    Want a more meaningful maternity leave? Mentor high school kids (it's all online!)16 October 2018
    12:32
  4. 4.
    Maxine Beneba-Clarke: The power of words for small children16 October 2018
    12:00
  5. 5.
    Kinderling Helpline: Bed wetting, sleep while travelling, teething, night-feed weaning and more15 October 2018
    30:47
  6. 6.
    "I fear that no one will remember him": A heartfelt and important story about infant loss and miscarriage11 October 2018
    9:20
  7. 7.
    Girl Power: Why 'Some Girls' is a book every parent should read with their kids11 October 2018
    11:03
  8. 8.
    The real truth about working mums10 October 2018
    18:34
  1. 9.
    Is my kid ready for school? Listen to the way they talk!10 October 2018
    12:12
  2. 10.
    How to keep your kids safe when you're on holidays9 October 2018
    14:28
  3. 11.
    Masterchef's Aaron Harvie has found the perfect foods to support women through pregnancy9 October 2018
    8:59
  4. 12.
    Kinderling Helpline: Dummy ditching, scared of the bath, toilet training, day-sleep drama and more8 October 2018
    30:05
  5. 13.
    Comparison: How does Canada's First Nations early education compare to Australia's?5 October 2018
    9:34
  6. 14.
    Taryn Brumfitt on how we can help our children love their bodies 4 October 2018
    11:12
  7. 15.
    Lisps and stutters: What's normal and when to seek help4 October 2018
    13:45
  8. 16.
    Why gender doesn’t count in childhood friendships3 October 2018
    10:51
  9. 17.
    Tips for making the transition to daycare with Dr Kate Highfield3 October 2018
    16:22
  10. 18.
    What is birth trauma and can it be avoided?2 October 2018
    13:51
  11. 19.
    Calling all dads: Here's how to lay the foundation for a great relationship with your daughter2 October 2018
    18:12
  12. 20.
    Kinderling Helpline: Bed transition, constipation, sleeping in arms, daylight savings1 October 2018
    28:01
  13. 21.
    How to declutter your pantry without giving up and burning your house down28 September 2018
    15:48
  14. 22.
    Miss Sally launches the second season of Play and Learn!27 September 2018
    7:20
  15. 23.
    Help your child learn to self-regulate in 5 easy steps with Dr Stuart Shanker27 September 2018
    16:23
  16. 24.
    Clementine Ford on the responsibility of raising a boy26 September 2018
    17:21
  17. 25.
    Eddie Woo will inspire you (and your kids) to love maths25 September 2018
    15:42
  18. 26.
    How to tell the difference between baby blues and postnatal depression with Dr Sneha Wadhwani25 September 2018
    9:58
  19. 27.
    Kinderling Helpline: Daylight savings sleep prep, dropping feeds, catnapping, potty poos and more24 September 2018
    28:48
  20. 28.
    Premature not once but twice: One mum's learnings after two premmie births20 September 2018
    22:55
  21. 29.
    Could your iron levels be the culprit to your mummy tiredness19 September 2018
    14:16
  22. 30.
    Safety swimming tips for the coming summer19 September 2018
    14:11
  23. 31.
    Parenting after the plebiscite: Raising kids when your family is considered 'different'18 September 2018
    17:22
  24. 32.
    Keeping your relationship strong when you have a child on the autism spectrum18 September 2018
    10:04
  25. 33.
    Kinderling Helpline: Daylight savings sleep tips, food meltdowns, 6-year-old backchat and more17 September 2018
    32:35
  26. 34.
    Dr Sneha Wadhwani on understanding miscarriage and recurrent miscarriage13 September 2018
    7:39
  27. 35.
    What has parental leave got to do with gender equality?13 September 2018
    15:09
  28. 36.
    Embrace Yourself: Taryn Brumfitt wants you to love your body12 September 2018
    17:21
  29. 37.
    Strangers are not the danger: The message adults need to give kids12 September 2018
    10:55
  30. 38.
    When men struggle with mental health, and women don’t know what to do11 September 2018
    14:13
  31. 39.
    How poo at the zoo changed (and fertilised) musician dad Simon Mellor's life11 September 2018
    14:02
  32. 40.
    Kinderling Helpline: Dropping a day sleep, when to toilet train, and emotional wobbles10 September 2018
    31:22
  33. 41.
    Stephanie Wicker on how to help your child develop a growth mindset6 September 2018
    12:52
  34. 42.
    How biscuits are helping kids who've lost a parent5 September 2018
    10:18
  35. 43.
    Josh Pyke on how Australians can make a big difference with Indigenous kids' literacy5 September 2018
    11:03
  36. 44.
    Early learning educators step up to protect kids 4 September 2018
    8:46
  37. 45.
    Midwife Cath: How to make it through the first year of parenting4 September 2018
    10:50
  38. 46.
    Susan Marden on how to support a child with Sensory Processing Disorder4 September 2018
    10:36
  39. 47.
    Kinderling Helpline: Hitting and biting, toddler sleep, 10-month-old weaning and more3 September 2018
    30:11
  40. 48.
    My Dad Is A Robot is a book to celebrate the funny, lovable dad in your life30 August 2018
    7:51
  41. 49.
    Why one in five Aussie kids are going hungry (and what you can do about it)30 August 2018
    11:02
  42. 50.
    First trimester screening and delivery planning with Dr Sneha Wadhwani29 August 2018
    11:23
  43. 51.
    Holly Wainwright's latest book cuts to the core of what's wrong with social media29 August 2018
    14:08
  44. 52.
    Anthony Semann: What to do when little boys have big emotions28 August 2018
    18:16
  45. 53.
    A gorgeous new picture book celebrating Aussie women28 August 2018
    9:52
  46. 54.
    Kinderling Helpline: Bottle rejection, sleeping in the car, clingy behaviour and more27 August 2018
    31:44
  47. 55.
    Menopausal symptoms after baby? Dr Sneha Wadhwani explains what's really happening23 August 2018
    5:53
  48. 56.
    Understanding fussy eating in older children with Dr Jennifer Cohen23 August 2018
    16:50
  49. 57.
    One meal for everyone? Aaron Harvie says it's possible!22 August 2018
    10:38
  50. 58.
    Anita Birges on why decluttering will change your life22 August 2018
    18:34
  51. 59.
    Why Asperger's has been absorbed into the Autism Spectrum (and what that means for parents))21 August 2018
    9:37
  52. 60.
    The years' best picture book is a grandfather's gift to his granddaughter21 August 2018
    7:31
  53. 61.
    All forms of play help children learn: Why the world would be better if we played more21 August 2018
    11:30
  54. 62.
    Kinderling Helpline: Formula feeding, twins and sleep, holiday routine and more20 August 2018
    32:18
  55. 63.
    Could you be a surrogate for a stranger?16 August 2018
    26:04
  56. 64.
    Understanding postnatal depletion with Dr Oscar Serrallach15 August 2018
    19:29
  57. 65.
    Why 'Julian is a Mermaid' is the perfect picture book for kids15 August 2018
    14:00
  58. 66.
    How to tell when your child is ready for school14 August 2018
    14:11
  59. 67.
    Childproofing your home on a budget with Carolyn Ziegler14 August 2018
    20:44
  60. 68.
    Kinderling Helpline: Sleep and travel, swimming lessons, bed wetting and more13 August 2018
    30:08
  61. 69.
    Fancy a year away in Italy? This mum made it happen9 August 2018
    16:57
  62. 70.
    Spot the fake: How to find kids' pharmacy products that really work8 August 2018
    10:20
  63. 71.
    Eddie Ayres on his new kids' book about music in the time of the Taliban8 August 2018
    10:54
  64. 72.
    Activism for kids: How one daycare centre is changing the world8 August 2018
    13:32
  65. 73.
    Dr Laura Jana on why our toddlers need emotion coaching8 August 2018
    14:19
  66. 74.
    Kinderling Helpline: Teething pain, long day naps, dream feeds and more6 August 2018
    25:16
  67. 75.
    Musical mum Ami Williamson shares this tear-jerking song about motherhood2 August 2018
    14:12
  68. 76.
    How Emma Isaacs turned her business into an international movement (and had five kids along the way)2 August 2018
    16:11
  69. 77.
    Early educators can't afford heaters in winter1 August 2018
    8:59
  70. 78.
    Plastic toy collectibles are ruining the planet, so why do we still buy them?1 August 2018
    15:25
  71. 79.
    Could you love and care for someone else's children?31 July 2018
    14:45
  72. 80.
    Newsflash: Your partner can't read your mind!31 July 2018
    14:37
  73. 81.
    Kinderling Helpline: Overnight settling, dummy ditching, reluctant sleepers30 July 2018
    29:57
  74. 82.
    Is sleep deprivation affecting your relationship?26 July 2018
    17:44
  75. 83.
    The Tresillian approach to sleep in the first year25 July 2018
    14:18
  76. 84.
    How your body changes during and after pregnancy with Dr Sneha Wadhwani25 July 2018
    14:07
  77. 85.
    What to do when toddlers fight their day sleep with Dr Laura Jana24 July 2018
    15:49
  78. 86.
    Bedtime Explorers creator Amy Taylor-Kabbaz on mindfulness and new episodes for sleep time24 July 2018
    10:49
  79. 87.
    Kinderling Helpline: Sleep, sleep and more sleep!23 July 2018
    32:35
  80. 88.
    How one mum learned to ditch "Mother Guilt"20 July 2018
    16:40
  81. 89.
    Should we be opting out of the My Health Record?19 July 2018
    10:21
  82. 90.
    Elizabeth Mucci on busting the myths around infertility19 July 2018
    13:05
  83. 91.
    Simple food hacks for healthy family meals with Rosie Mansfield18 July 2018
    7:17
  84. 92.
    What it's like to have a baby who can't hear you18 July 2018
    11:59
  85. 93.
    How babies change your brain with Dr Sneha Wadhwani18 July 2018
    8:23
  86. 94.
    Unsafe cots and prams are being sold around Australia, CHOICE Australia warns17 July 2018
    10:34
  87. 95.
    Adam Liaw on how cooking can create empathy17 July 2018
    8:44
  88. 96.
    Kinderling Helpline: Cold mornings, biting, dropping formula feeds and more16 July 2018
    33:37
  89. 97.
    Beck Feiner knows what children want (if they were Prime Minister)13 July 2018
    9:30
  90. 98.
    Period Repair Manual: Understanding periods after birth and beyond12 July 2018
    14:48
  91. 99.
    Teaching children Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture through language12 July 2018
    8:47
  92. 100.
    22-year-old singer songwriter Emily Wurramara on language and motherhood on the road11 July 2018
    17:46
  93. 101.
    Contraceptives and family planning with Dr Sneha Wadhwani11 July 2018
    13:03
  94. 102.
    Welcome to Country: Celebrating Indigenous culture through illustration with Lisa Kennedy10 July 2018
    13:13
  95. 103.
    You're not my real mum: The love that goes into finding a childs' birth mother10 July 2018
    16:59
  96. 104.
    Kinderling Helpline: Refusing day-sleeps, swearing, tummy time, colour blindness and more9 July 2018
    24:48
  97. 105.
    Robin Barker unravels controlled crying5 July 2018
    11:23
  98. 106.
    Why do we work? (especially after children)5 July 2018
    11:22
  99. 107.
    Introducing The Beanies' Big Day Out!4 July 2018
    8:34
  100. 108.
    Alexx Stuart on how to start reducing toxicity in your life4 July 2018
    17:25
  101. 109.
    What kids really want from a holiday, according to 10-year-old Rafferty Laight3 July 2018
    7:40
  102. 110.
    Tashi, Monsters and Me: Why finishing a book after death was so important for Anna Fienberg3 July 2018
    9:36
  103. 111.
    How to avoid your child being hooked into a banking system3 July 2018
    10:38
  104. 112.
    Kinderling Helpline: Keeping newborns warm, boundary testing 4 year-olds, thumb-suckers and more2 July 2018
    26:47
  105. 113.
    How to stop the bullying of children with Tourette Syndrome28 June 2018
    18:26
  106. 114.
    Why mums need to reconnect with their creativity27 June 2018
    15:31
  107. 115.
    Mister Maker's creative craft ideas for every budget27 June 2018
    13:36
  108. 116.
    Not just the kids: How bullying affects the whole family26 June 2018
    10:26
  109. 117.
    Dr Sandro Demaio on keeping your family healthy and happy26 June 2018
    25:41
  110. 118.
    Kinderling Helpline: Dummy ditching, sleep routines, teething troubles and more25 June 2018
    28:34
  111. 119.
    What you need to know when your baby starts to walk22 June 2018
    12:28
  112. 120.
    How Lisa Loeb went from '90s rockstar to the queen of kids' music21 June 2018
    20:19
  113. 121.
    A stylist explains how to feel fabulous when your body is constantly changing20 June 2018
    10:50
  114. 122.
    Untangling myths about nits and lice and how to treat them20 June 2018
    12:25
  115. 123.
    Celebrating World Refugee Week with gorgeous children's book 'Out'20 June 2018
    9:38
  116. 124.
    Dads get postnatal depression too: Here's how to help19 June 2018
    8:19
  117. 125.
    Finding the right words to solve every parenting dilemma19 June 2018
    14:11
  118. 126.
    Kinderling Helpline: Sleep after holidays, moving house, defiant behaviours and more18 June 2018
    30:50
  119. 127.
    Maggie Dent on how to help an anxious chid15 June 2018
    14:11
  120. 128.
    Gather 'Round with Groovy Ruby is here!14 June 2018
    5:21
  121. 129.
    What does it mean if my child is squinting?14 June 2018
    5:52
  122. 130.
    Steve Biddulph on what boys face in the 21st Century13 June 2018
    12:45
  123. 131.
    Not By Accident: Why Sophie Harper documented her road to single parenthood13 June 2018
    9:02
  124. 132.
    Why fad diets are failing everybody12 June 2018
    15:24
  125. 133.
    How a rural midwife is changing antenatal education12 June 2018
    14:50
  126. 134.
    Kinderling Helpline: Cutlery, night feeds, single child anti-social behaviours and more11 June 2018
    31:17
  127. 135.
    The Parent Panel: Banning school holidays, bad parenting habits, travelling with kids, and more10 June 2018
    24:07
  128. 136.
    Robin Barker: Is there any benefit to smacking?8 June 2018
    9:13
  129. 137.
    Making kids clothes eco-friendly with Amelia McFarlane7 June 2018
    10:50
  130. 138.
    How to get the most out of the NDIS for your child6 June 2018
    19:08
  131. 139.
    Night time toilet training tips with Dr Elysia Thornton-Benko6 June 2018
    7:45
  132. 140.
    Finding time for feel-good exercise with Dr. Darren Morton5 June 2018
    17:12
  133. 141.
    What makes a resilient child?5 June 2018
    13:00
  134. 142.
    Kinderling Helpline: Appropriate bed times, three week old sleep strategies, toddler pushing behaviours,4 June 2018
    23:55
  135. 143.
    Celebrating May Gibbs and 100 years of the Gumnut Babies1 June 2018
    11:48
  136. 144.
    Why share houses might be just the ticket for single parents31 May 2018
    10:27
  137. 145.
    Dr Elysia Thornton-Benko explains plantar warts and how to treat them30 May 2018
    9:00
  138. 146.
    Mummy why do you work? Easy ways to explain your work to kids30 May 2018
    8:21
  139. 147.
    Then and Now: What it's like 'Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia'30 May 2018
    15:17
  140. 148.
    Top tips on starting your own business from Modi Bodi mum Kristy Chong29 May 2018
    8:37
  141. 149.
    Why are Indigenous kids still being removed from their families?29 May 2018
    18:17
  142. 150.
    Kinderling Helpline: Dummy ditching, swaddle safety, taming toddler tantrums28 May 2018
    22:50
  143. 151.
    Looking after the wellbeing of your whole family, without losing sight of your own25 May 2018
    13:52
  144. 152.
    Maggie Dent on how we can raise our boys to be good men24 May 2018
    10:15
  145. 153.
    Holly Harris on why fussy eating in children is normal24 May 2018
    11:12
  146. 154.
    Should grandparents be paid for looking after their grandchildren?23 May 2018
    9:19
  147. 155.
    New app shows parents how to manage burns23 May 2018
    7:05
  148. 156.
    How to help your child understand it's ok to be angry23 May 2018
    12:08
  149. 157.
    Dollarmites, kids finances and banking scams with Xavier O'Halloran22 May 2018
    7:51
  150. 158.
    Parent nutrition with Susie Burrell22 May 2018
    13:56
  151. 159.
    Kinderling Helpline: Swaddling, car fights, climbing toddlers, bedtime battles,21 May 2018
    30:09
  152. 160.
    Sofija Stefanovic - Miss Ex-Yugoslavia - on what it means to belong to a country that no longer exists17 May 2018
    13:18
  153. 161.
    Rebecca Huntley on the meaning of modern motherhood17 May 2018
    11:18
  154. 162.
    Barry Du Bois and Miguel Maestre on friendship, food and embracing our mortality16 May 2018
    18:23
  155. 163.
    How to find the right daycare when your child has special needs16 May 2018
    9:42
  156. 164.
    Incontinence after baby, and what to do about it16 May 2018
    7:02
  157. 165.
    Using beat boxing and comedy to teach children about illness15 May 2018
    9:48
  158. 166.
    Why it’s okay that your daughter wears pink and your son plays with cars15 May 2018
    14:42
  159. 167.
    Kinderling Helpline: Eight month old night feeds, toilet training regression, two-year-old biting and grabbing14 May 2018
    29:58
  160. 168.
    The Parent Panel: Sibling rivalry, gyms for obese children, terrible Mother's Day gifts12 May 2018
    31:22
  161. 169.
    Imagine growing up not being taught about the modern world ... This writer did11 May 2018
    14:31
  162. 170.
    How one album could fix your sibling rivalry woes10 May 2018
    13:47
  163. 171.
    What the 2018 budget will mean for your family9 May 2018
    8:57
  164. 172.
    This is how it feels to be the parent of a premmie baby9 May 2018
    10:33
  165. 173.
    Simple steps to supporting single mums this Mother’s Day8 May 2018
    8:16
  166. 174.
    What would you say to your “new mum” self?8 May 2018
    11:26
  167. 175.
    Neighbours star Madeleine West (and mum of six!) launches empowering new kids' book8 May 2018
    11:01
  168. 176.
    Kinderling Helpline: Toilet training triplets, sleep strategies, single child behaviours7 May 2018
    28:36
  169. 177.
    Robin Barker explains attachment parenting3 May 2018
    12:12
  170. 178.
    Why you should take advantage of the free flu vaccination for your child3 May 2018
    8:19
  171. 179.
    13-year-old surfer Sabre Norris on fame, family and fun2 May 2018
    12:42
  172. 180.
    Mastering kids meals, fussy eating, and nutrition2 May 2018
    18:20
  173. 181.
    Liz Ellis on how she navigated the twists and turns of infertility1 May 2018
    17:04
  174. 182.
    Not running away: Why 'wandering' in children with autism needs to be discussed30 April 2018
    10:33
  175. 183.
    Kinderling Helpline: Surgery prep for a toddler, twins transitioning to solids, night terrors, weaning and more30 April 2018
    30:41
  176. 184.
    The Parent Panel: Birds and bees, date nights, runaway kids28 April 2018
    30:37
  177. 185.
    Why making time for your own happiness is vital for every parent27 April 2018
    15:10
  178. 186.
    Why we need to talk about mothers in prison26 April 2018
    19:37
  179. 187.
    Beyond the biscuits: What ANZAC day means for a modern mum and soldier25 April 2018
    6:16
  180. 188.
    My Big Fat Greek Life: How one mum changed to make every day a Greek island paradise25 April 2018
    13:34
  181. 189.
    Prolapse: What it is, what it feels like, and what to do about it24 April 2018
    7:11
  182. 190.
    How to feel great and energised after baby24 April 2018
    7:28
  183. 191.
    Opening up an autistic child’s world through the circus24 April 2018
    11:58
  184. 192.
    Kinderling Helpline: Hair pullers, colossal tantrums, day-sleep disasters, fussy eaters and more23 April 2018
    26:52
  185. 193.
    The Parent Panel: Cardi B at Coachella, do you have a favourite child, the gross parts of parenting, and more21 April 2018
    33:03
  186. 194.
    How to make your house greener (without the kids destroying your plants)20 April 2018
    13:44
  187. 195.
    How to tell if your relationship is worth saving19 April 2018
    10:30
  188. 196.
    Thinking of renovating? Listen to this first19 April 2018
    10:26
  189. 197.
    When your babies start to move: Bum shufflers and crawlers18 April 2018
    12:50
  190. 198.
    Meshel Laurie on why women should put their health first18 April 2018
    7:56
  191. 199.
    What to do once your child gets an autism diagnosis18 April 2018
    10:27
  192. 200.
    Farts, toots, passing wind: Christa Hughes on turning funny body sounds into a hilarious kids' show17 April 2018
    11:57

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