Parenting can feel intimidating, especially if you haven’t been responsible for caring for an infant before. You may wonder if you are capable of parenting.

Do you have the skills you need to parent? Will you be a good parent? How will you know what to do when your baby cries? These questions and doubts are usual for any potential parent, whether or not they planned their pregnancy.

If you are considering parenting as an option for the outcome of your pregnancy, we want to support you and give you the skills you need to be a successful parent. We believe you can do this!

Life 101 Parenting Classes

Our video-based curriculum covers relatable topics that will empower you to parent confidently. You will have the opportunity to discuss each topic in further detail with your mentor.

Parenting education topics covered in this curriculum teach the care necessary for you during pregnancy and early childhood development, including:

  • Prenatal
  • Newborn
  • Toddler
  • Preschool-aged children

Special topics include:

  • Discussion of the first, second, and third trimesters
  • Smoking
  • Bonding with your baby
  • Nutrition
  • Reducing the risk of SIDS
  • Infant temperature
  • Colic and crying
  • Car seat safety
  • Discipline
  • Love
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Accidents and illnesses
  • Abstinence
  • Budgeting
  • Time management
  • Menu planning
  • Optional Spiritual Mentoring
  • And much more…

Life 101

With our Life 101 program, your participation in parenting classes earns you points to spend in our baby boutique. The baby boutique is stocked with items you will need to prepare for your newborn. Find things like diapers, wipes, baby clothing, and even furnishings.

You don’t have to worry about not having what it takes to parent. Gain the knowledge and skills you need at Crossroads Life Center. We can give you the resources you need to become a confident parent. For more information about our parenting classes, call 270-651-2299.