Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Baby Class

I am happy to announce that I have registered my wife and I for a Baby Care class at our local hospital.  Although my wife has plenty of practice when it comes to caring for babies, I am a little intimidated by the thought of caring for such a helpless being. 

My only experiences with babies comes from visiting friends and family after they have brought a little one into the world.  There, I’m always forced to hold the baby where I’ve always been extremely afraid of dropping the fragile bundle of joy and if I did, there’s really no coming back from that.  Hey man, remember when I dropped your newborn baby?  Not a great topic of conversation at the next cookout.
Anyway, I can now rest assured knowing that everything and anything that I will need to know will be covered during this one time, 2.5 hour class.   That’s right, for $30 we will attend a class that will provide me with the all the skills I need to care for my son.  After this class, nothing will come up that I won’t be prepared to handle.  According to the summary, Baby Care Class is an A-Z class on diapering, bathing, safety topics, sign of illness, etc.  Etc means everything until the teenage years, right?
There are numerous other classes that I'm sure would benefit me as a first time parent, but some stuff I will just have to learn on my own. Besides, I refuse to take Infant Message, gotta draw the line somewhere...


  1. This is my advice (a parent three times over). On the first night home from the hospital, you will curse the instructor of that course and demand your money back.

    hehe. :)

  2. I have a feeling you are right Julie!!! Should I just write you a check?

  3. Pete we do a bit of infant massage in my mom&baby yoga classes. It's mostly moving arms and legs around rather than muscle massage but it is pretty fun. I'm going to have to come visit and show you how! haha

    1. Liz, put me down for an appointment!

  4. Hey Pete, I need you to find me on FB and Twitter. I want to add you to my blogger group. Plus I gave you an award on my blog :)

  5. Hey Julie, I love awards, I'm heading over now!