Learn how to soothe even the fussiest baby in minutes…. or less. This two-hour class will teach participants all about the 5 S’s and how to successfully perform them.
"I took Kelly's Happiest Baby on the Block class when my daughter was about 7 weeks old. I started using the techniques immediately and was amazed how well they worked. I recommend Kelly's class to ALL new parents and am so grateful for the help it gave our family!" - Jamie Gunn, mother
Kelly's Happiest Baby on the Block class is an excellent in-service for infant teachers. The information offered in the class is invaluable. Kelly herself is an excellent presenter who keeps the class moving. She also provides lots of opportunity for fun and interaction.- Jessica Bernard, Director - Love and Learn Childcare and Preschool
Preventing SIDS (1 hour):
Do you know how to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and prevent accidental suffocation? Do you know the safest way to put a baby to sleep? Do you have a safe sleep policy? If you answered NO to any of these questions, this workshop is for you.
Preventing Abusive Head Trauma (1 hour): Everyone is at risk of shaking a baby. When a baby is shaken, the shaking can cause brain damage, cause life changing disabilities, and even death. This is one childhood injury that is preventable.
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect (2 hours): Child abuse and neglect happens in Nebraska. Child care providers need to know about child abuse and neglect, how to make a report, ways to strengthen families, and how to prevent child abuse in their own child care program.
Are you struggling to discipline or enjoy happy, positive relationships with your kids or the kids you care for?
This series is specially geared toward families or caregivers with children ages birth through six. The unique challenges that come with raising babies, toddlers and young children are tough but able to be overcome! If you want to become a happy, fun-loving family with the following:
....then this series is for you!
Learn to teach your child to communicate before he or she can speak using American Sign Language. This 4-hour class will cover which signs to show your baby, when to start signing, how to make the signs, and how using the signs can enhance early language development.
"I highly recommend Kelly's signing classes. We have been having Kelly come to our center for years and every time the teachers learn something new to incorporate into their classrooms." - Karey Huffman, Director - Kids Round Up Childcare and Preschool
During this 4-hour class you will increase your signing vocabulary and learn even more signs that toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy too!
"Kelly's knowledge and high energy workshops insure a full house when she presents to our staff. The signs and collaborating resources are used on a daily basis in all of our classrooms. Kelly has made it possible for us to use sign language as a mainstay in our curriculum and a selling point to parents." - Donna McGuire, Owner/Executive Director - Imagination Station
These state required, 6 hour classes are designed for providers who care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
"Kelly has a wealth of knowledge to share with the early childhood community." - Dawn Hove-Casart, Director - University of Nebraska-Omaha Child Care Center
"Kelly has been providing classes for us for years. She is upbeat and keeps the teachers interest." - Sherry Lackovic and Doris Kirke, Owners - The Gingerbread House Preschool