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At Kin & Kind, we're all about the midweek, morning me-time. But we're hearing some parents are missing out (and others just want stimulating conversation at night. With wine. Or is that just us?) so we're thrilled to announce our first evening event, on a topic that's close to our hearts ... Raising Kind & Grateful Kids.

Teaching our kids to say “thank you” is important, but truly instilling a sense of gratitude in them is another matter entirely. Gratitude goes beyond good manners — it’s a mindset and a lifestyle. Likewise, kindness isn’t something we’re born with—it’s something we’re taught. At this dynamic panel event you'll hear from three wise and inspiring women who will be sharing their insights and tips on how can we help our kids learn to live gratefully and focus them (and ourselves) on what really matters by parenting for—and with—kindness.

And did we mention there's drinks?  

MEET THE PANEL

RUTH TOFLER-RIESEL

Ruth is the co-founder and director of KIDS GIVING BACK, a local organisation that makes it easy for kids to do good, by providing volunteer opportunities for young people and their families. Ruth has volunteered with her own family both locally as well as internationally, wanting to instil her kids with experiences which would teach them compassion from a young age. She believes that when our children are deeply involved with giving to others, they inevitably gain as much as they give.

RACHAEL SPITZER

Rachael is a mum of two boys, a social worker and former deputy principal. She currently works at various inner city schools, facilitating "Tuning in to Kids", an evidence-based parenting program that focuses on the emotional connection between parents and children. 

CLAUDIA BOWMAN

Claudia is a mum of three, a cheesemonger, and the superhero you’ve never heard of. Moved to action by the struggles and injustices that surround her, she regularly lobbies government and local council and appeals to the hearts of those within her orbit to care, to make a difference and to reach beyond their own apathy to change the status quo. 

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Class Schedule

Evening event: 7pm for 7.30 start. Evening concludes at 9pm


Appropriate for

Any parents and soon to be parents hoping to raise a generation of kind & grateful children


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Come along to our workshops and meet-ups and learn a skill (or brush up on old ones), talk about what you love, meet new people and spend time focusing on something other than child-rearing. Our broad range of workshops and meet-ups cover everything from creative writing, gardening and crafts to career guidance and personal development. We'll make you a coffee and most importantly, childcare is offered in the same building (kids 0-6 months are welcome to join the classes).

Kin & Kind is about exciting the passion you once had but have lost in the fog of babies, kids and home, in a safe and supportive environment. We want you to leave feeling energised, with a sense of achievement that’s unrelated to the kids. 

At the very least, you're 90 minutes closer to nap time.

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

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If you can't make the workshop, we require 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and pass on your ticket to one of your friends. They're fully transferable. Creche spots are non-refundable. 

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Terms & Conditions

my baby's sick, my dog ate my ticket...help i need a refund

If you can't make the workshop, we require 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and pass on your ticket to one of your friends. They're fully transferable. Creche spots are non-refundable. 

Kin & Kind cancellations

We reserve the right to cancel a workshop if insufficient bookings are received. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can go ahead. In the event that a class is cancelled, you'll be notified via email 48hrs prior to the start of the class and will be offered a full refund or credit to be used towards another class. If a teacher is unable to attend a class due to illness or other extreme circumstances we will postpone the class to a later date and inform you as early as possible. We can not be held liable for any travel or other costs in the event of a cancellation.

Our duty of care and your responsibilties

We will do all we can to make Kin & Kind a safe and happy environment. When you arrive and leave our workshops, classes and meet-ups please use sensible precautions when going up and down stairs. Please use common sense and sensible precautions when attending our events. Kin & Kind and the wonderful teachers, facilitators and artists we use will not be held personally liable for any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property, or any physical injuries obtained during the workshop. By attending a Kin & Kind event, you agree in holding full responsibility and liability for any damages, injuries to parties involved and physical and/or personal property that may occur during the workshop.

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Kate

20 September 2017 • Raising Kind & Grateful Kids

Thank you for organising such an enjoyable and insightful evening. Loved listening to the host and all the speakers as well as meeting a great group of people. The venue, food and wine were also fabulous. Looking forward to the next event!