Are you expecting and want to be prepared for the arrival of your new addition? Do you have a baby less than 5 months old and are looking for ways to soothe your baby and increase sleep? If you answered yes, then this class is for you!
I will teach you techniques to take your baby from blue to bliss in seconds, and increase the amount of sleep everyone is getting. We will talk about how safe sleep practices help reduce the risk of SIDS, as well as must have's for your nursery. Bring your baby or a life sized doll so you can practice as I teach how to perform an infant massage. Dads are welcome too!
*The class fee includes a copy of the Happiest Baby on the Block DVD & Soothing Sounds CD, as well as a "Soothe & Sleep" booklet, and a certificate of attendance for your baby book.
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.
Learn to teach your child to communicate before he or she can speak using American Sign Language. These 4-hour classes 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
"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
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!
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