Interviews with experts explore: our changing concept of parenting, parenting in its social and historical context, the division of labour in parenting and media representations.
A fascinating series that looks at contemporary solutions to age-old parenting problems by exploring the work undertaken by Karitane; an innovative service that offers practical help to families overwhelmed by the challenges of raising young children. Parent Rescue mixes just the right amount of drama and humour to show a diverse group of families, from a mix of different cultures, who are all touched by Karitane's unique approach to supporting, nurturing and promoting family. Families; Early childhood training.
Natalie (26) works as an accountant 4 days a week. Her husband Rob works as a chef on two days. They have 3 children: Hannah (7), Byron (5) and Joshua (1). The program focuses on how Natalie juggles her work and parenting roles. We see her doing 'reading' in Hannah's classroom, running a playgroup, taking care of her children on her one day off in the week. The rest of the week her husband looks after the kids except for Wednesday when they both have to work.
This 4-part series takes 3 of the last century's most popular childcare books & asks 6 sets of parents to try them out to demonstrate the real life pros and cons of each method. Child rearing. Parenting.
This program explores the variations and similarities of parenting roles between different types of families that exist within Australia.
Carers need to be cared for too. As Labor prepares for its first budget reckoning next Tuesday, carers are demanding help: more funding in recognition of the 'bucketload' they save governments.
*Language Warning- Five teenage couples face the toughest job of all - parenting. In this unique social experiment, five teenage couples move in together and look after other people's babies... babies who will be swiftly replaced by toddlers, pre-teens, teens and finally the elderly and infirm. This week, five mothers have agreed to entrust our teen couples with the most precious thing in the world - their babies.