Parenting Tips

  • Mimi Naylor, Speech Pathologist and Clinical Director, The SPEECH Centre Forestville

    Mon 28-Aug-17

    Your toddler is learning new words every day and really wants to talk to you. Here are a few expert tips on what to expect and how to keep the conversation flowing. 

  • Kinderling Kids Radio

    Thu 10-Aug-17

    Reading time is more fun for children if you can find a book they can enjoy. Here are some age-appropriate suggestions you can look for at the bookstore.

  • Kinderling Kids Radio

    Tue 01-Aug-17

    Are mealtimes more like "messy times" in your household?

    All toddlers love to play with their food more than eat it.

    But what can you do when your home-cooked meals keep ending up on the floor rather than in your toddler’s hungry belly?

    Resident child expert at Kinderling Helpline, Chris Minogue, gives you five amazing tips to help you win your next “food fight” with your toddler. 

  • Kinderling Kids Radio

    Wed 24-May-17

    Aren’t holidays the best thing ever?

    When you go on road trips with babies and toddlers things tend to get a bit more complicated and unpredictable. The last thing you want is a car full of fussing toddlers or unsettled babies.

    How can you prepare for a tension-free road trip with your babies and toddlers?

    Mothercraft nurse Chris Minogue talks about managing an upcoming holiday so everyone can have a great time in the car.

  • Kinderling Kids Radio

    Tue 23-May-17

    Once toddlers get moving they’re hard to stop!   Very little gets in their way and big pieces of furniture make no exception. Their curiosity can sometimes lead them to gain extreme confidence in their climbing skills. Even though curiosity is a good thing, you should keep an eye on your little hikers all the time.

    Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, provides three effective tips to stop a clambering toddler in their tracks.


Playgroup of the Month

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We value all our playgroups and their amazing stories. This is why, each month, we want you to meet one of them, hopefully their stories will inspire you.

This month, the focus is on Arcadia Playgroup. The determination of this special group of people will surely inspire you.

Play Activities

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Children love playing with balls of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason: balls are great for group play, organised sports or just playing by yourself. They are also suitable for a variety of age groups (from babies to children and even adults).

Featured Video

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In celebration of our 45th birthday, we’ve produced a fun, short video which we hope you enjoy. Thanks to all the playgroups and others who contributed to it.

Featured Article

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Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, answers one of Kinderling Radio listener’s question on how to keep their child safe on the ground.

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