A mother of a newborn said:
Lara is here today for a "What's My Baby Saying?" session, and although tired with our 3 week old, we are thriving! We are so glad to see her since we did the "Bringing Baby Home" classes before our sweet little guy was born. We learned so much during the weekly sessions before, so it is exciting that we aren't freaking out since Lara taught us proper expectations for our relationship with each other and for dealing with a newborn baby at the same time.
For us the class was sort of like pre-marital counseling, but pre-baby! Even though we have a pretty great marriage with open communication, we needed to talk through our upbringings, our parenting expectations, conflict resolution with each other and also how we plan to resolve conflict with our son. Lara was a great mediator for us and helped us work through some issues. It was very hands on! I would definitely recommend the classes for anyone expecting a baby!
After our first class, another participant said:
What is one thing that you learned in our first class at Bringing Baby Home that you would like to apply this week? "How to interact with my spouse in a more respectful way."
What is one thing that you learned in our first class at Bringing Baby Home that you would like to apply with your baby? "Watching for baby body language to meet the baby's needs"
What is one thing that you appreciated about the teaching style that Lara used for Bringing Baby Home? "Using visual auditory as well as interactive medium for instruction"
Is there anything that Lara could do differently to help you to learn and work together with your partner? "Nothing at this time"
What did Lara do at Bringing Baby Home that helped you to feel comfortable and safe to participate? "She shared her personal experiences to show how the material related to her life."
Is there anything else that Lara could do at Bringing Baby Home to help you to feel comfortable and safe to participate? "None at the moment"
Is there anything else that you'd like to share about the first Bringing Baby Home class? "Very informative so far"
Another recent member of our class wrapped it up this way:
Overall, how would you rate your experience taking Bringing Baby Home at Little Elf Family Services? 5/5 stars
What did you like best about the Bringing Baby Home class? Practice time
What did you like best about Lara's teaching style? Interactive
What is something that you learned that you would like to apply with your partner? Softened starts
What is something that you learned that you would like to apply with your baby? Involving Dad
Do you have any comments or suggestions for future classes? Anything that could be done differently next time? [blank]