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12 Dec 2019

Best Books to Read This Christmas

Best Parenting Books to Read This Christmas

Parenting is an exciting time for a new parent who wants to put in their best for their child. However, it’s crucial to know that even the best parents in the world sometimes need the help of a book to figure out parenting. Parenting books are meant to inform you on what to expect, guide you how to handle you children and calm you down in case you notice rebellion in your children. The following books are must read parenting books this Christmas.

Keep Calm: The New Mum Manual by Dr. Ellie Canon

This book is essential for a new mum who is struggling at being a new mum.  The book will guide you on what to do so that your child can eat on a schedule, sleep throughout the night, and you can rest. The book illustrates how each baby is different and mom’s need to trust their instinct.

The Whole –Brain Child by Daniel j. Siegel

Parents can learn how a child’s brain is constantly developing. With the knowledge of their brain, parents can learn how to raise their children. The book outlines several developmental strategies for parents to use in raising their kids the right way.

French Kids Eat Everything by Karen Le Billion

This book is essential for parents whose kids constantly throw tantrums when eating. The book will help you learn how to help your kid stop being choosy and fussy with food like the French.

Simplicity Parenting by Ballantine Books

In this book parents learn to simplify the overloads of a child’s life to ensure they are calm and safe. Today’s world is filled with TV, video games, social media, school, etc. By reading the book you will help your child learn how to simplify their lives.

The Happiest Kids in the World by Experiment Press

This book guides parents on how to raise their kids with a little freedom. Parents should learn to be less attached to their kids and allow the child to be freer in making some minor decisions.

There is no such thing as perfect parenting, however, by reading these books you can align yourself and become a better parent to your kids.

What’s Happening @ Kinda-Mindi

Unfortunately we will not be holding any Mothers Day events at the services this year. We do wish all the mum, grandmothers, aunts and all other important women in each child's life a Happy Mother's Day!
Mothers Day
Sunday 10th May
National Families Week is a time to celebrate with your family, make contact with your extended family and friends, and share in the enjoyment of family activities within the wider community. It is a time to celebrate the meaning of family and to make the most of family life.
National Families Week
15th - 21st May
On 26 May 1998, the first National Sorry Day was held to commemorate the anniversary of the report and remember the grief, suffering and injustice experienced by the stolen generations.
Sorry Day
Tuesday 26th May
The theme for 2020 is "In this together". Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians – as individuals, families, communities, organisations and importantly as a nation. At the heart of this journey are relationships between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (
Reconcilation Week
27th May - 3rd June
Be sure to tune in at 11am. You can access colouring in sheets and register for the reading at -
National Simultaneous Storytime
Wednesday 27th May / "Whitney and Britany: Chicken Diva's"
This year, the morning tea will be virtual! Even though we can not gather with our friends and families, we can still raise money to support the Cancer Council's life-saving research, prevention and support programs.
Biggest Morning Tea
Thursday 28th May
This World Environment Day, learn how all living things on Earth are connected in the web of life and how we can act #ForNature
World Environment Day
Friday 5th June
On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honour our ocean, which connects us all. Get together with your family, friends, community, and millions of others around our blue planet to start creating a better future. By working together, we can -- and will -- protect and restore our shared ocean. Join this growing global celebration on 8 June with continuing engagement year-round!
World Oceans Day
Monday 8th June
Kinda-Mindi services will be closed on this day. We do not charge families for public holidays.
Monday 8th June / Queen's Birthday