Continuing Education Classes

Expand Your Knowledge with Continuing Education

Knowledge is power, and the more you know about your chosen career, the further you will be able to advance.

We offer some interesting and innovative classes on subjects that may interest you.

The ABCs of Business - 2 hours  $150  Students $75

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  • Choosing your name - should you trademark your name
  •  Skills required to own a business in this field
  •  Ways to make your business stand out
  •  How to define your target market
  •  Come up with a financial plan
  •  Different types of marketing you can use
  •  The legal structure of your company - LLC, Corp, Individual, etc
  • Writing an operating agreement
  • Secure capital
  • How to obtain a tax ID number
  • Do you need a 'business' address
  • Your brand and/or logo
  • Sell yourself
  • Launch a website
  • Business cards, brochures
  • Questions to ask yourself before you start your own business

Sleep Deprivation and How it Affects the Night Worker - 1 1/4 hours  $70 Students $35

  • A new National Geographic documentary claims that poor sleep is responsible for about 1,000 deadly traffic accidents in the United States each year and that drowsy adults are costing American businesses $100 billion annually
  • Sleep deprivation is explored along with the things we need to do to prevent it
  • Natural ways you can deal with no sleep
  • Physical consequences of sleep deprivation

Vaccinations - The Pros and Cons

  • Did you know that before the age of 6, a child receives 78 vaccines
  • Did you know that the max amount of aluminum anyone can safely handle is four micrograms per kilo? Most shots are 225 mcg to 850 mcg. So a child would need to weigh a minimum of around 56 kgs (123 lbs.) to vaccinate per FDA guidelines safely. 
  •  I have no problem with non-preservative vaccines.  My issues lie in the number of preservatives allowed.
  • This class talks about those preservatives and their side effects. 
  • We also include "Vaxed," the movie.

Sense and Non-Sense  $50  Students $25

  • The foolish things NCSs do and how to change them.
  • Ethics and where things go wrong.
  • How to act and what not to do.
  • This is the 'best' class and an addition to the basic ethics class.
  • Social media and its place in your career.

How to Interview with a High-Profile Family  1 1/2 hours  $50.  Students $25

  • What do you need to apply for a high-profile position
  • How to make your resume acceptable for agencies
  • What to wear to the interview
  • Seven things you must have to interv
  • What is the #1 thing they notice when a client or house manager interviews a candidate
  • What are some of the red flags to may look for while interviewing
  • When do you sign a DNA

How to Teach a Parenting Class 60-minute class    $50.  Students $25

  • Who is your audience? 
  • What should you teach?
  • What should you charge?
  • What should you not teach?

Sleep Training and Sleep Conditioning  $125 Students - Included with the course

  • We will discuss all aspects of sleep Conditioning.
  • We will discuss methods of sleep training.
  • What do you need to do to sleep condition successfully?
  • How important is the daytime routine?
  • How old a child must be to sleep condition and how old to sleep train.
  • Swaddling the pros and cons.
  • Soothing and how important it is and how to do it.

Ethics for the Newborn Care Specialist and Nanny (this is an agency-required class but available to anyone) $50.  Included with any course

  • This class is dedicated to professionalism in the field. We discuss proper interviewing, resumes, contracts, moral and ethical issues along with safety issues

 A Crunchy Mama’s Guide to Pregnancy and Newborns $199 non-student, $99 student 

This an extensive holistic pregnancy/labor/delivery/newborn course and would be considered continuing education for Newborn Care Specialist, Doula, Midwives, Nannies, or anyone working with pregnancy/birth or mamas. This is not a Newborn Care Specialist Course.  This class is taken in its entirety.  Classes are separately priced in pay-as-you-go.  To purchase PDF only, see below

  • Number of Classes: 7
  • Hours of Videos:  9 hours
  • Subjects covered:  Pregnancy, labor, delivery, and basic newborn and lactation issues.
  • Modalities used:  Homeopathy, herbs, essential oils, acupressure/acupuncture, home remedies
  • Recipes included:  lotions, teas, smoothies, balms, teething,
  • Time to take the Class: Weekend to a year.
  • Based on: Scientific Research, Expert Opinion, and over 50 years of experience
  • PDF $35 available only with class.  PDF only $99
  • Certificate of Completion

  Students always take these classes for 1/2 price.  And if you took the course, you do not need to buy the Sleep Training course.  Contact me for any questions at [email protected]

Continuing Education Classes

Continuing Education Classes

Courses in this category:

$ 60.00

Vaccines are so controversial I hesitate to put this video up. This is a look at the pros and cons of whether vaccinations are safe. I have to begin with the clarifier that I am not against vaccines and would have no problem vaccinating my child if there were no preservatives in the vaccines. 


$ 75.00

This is a pearl of 2-hour wisdom packed, instructional video on starting your own business. We begin by picking your name, setting up your domain, picking your business entity (LLC, Corp, single proprietorship, etc., getting your EIN number, marketing, taxes, who is your client, and more. We


$ 50.00

A power-packed hour of how your job affects your life and health and how you can defeat sleep deprivation. What major illnesses are created by sleep deprivation, why is our job considered a carcinogenic, and what does that mean to you? We give you holistic means to combat sleep issues and easy


$ 125.00

This class is the basis of how we teach babies to sleep 12 hours by 12 weeks.  We break it down into two segments.  Sleep conditioning for newborns up to 12 weeks of age and sleep training after that.  Sleep conditioning is a very gentle method of teaching a newborn how to sleep.  This video


$ 35.00

Class #1  Holistic is defined along with each of the modalities we use including homeopathy, herbs, essential oils. home remedies and acupressure.  We also include Pediatric Chiropractic and Cranial Sacral professionals.

$ 35.00

Class #2  In class two we talk about pregnancy, labor, and birth and ways to go through this amazing process using only natural means.

$ 35.00

Class #3 This class is dedicated to lactation and its issues such as sore nipples, plugged milk ducts, and mastitis.  There are so many natural ways to deal with these things without doing allopathic drugs.

$ 35.00

Class #4 Increasing milk supply and which foods lactating moms may have to be careful with.  Then we move to newborn care including bathing baby, candida infections,  circumcision care, colds,

$ 35.00

Class # 5 Newborn colic, constipation, diaper rash, diarrhea, ear infection,  eczema,  and clogged eye ducts are covered using all-natural remedies.

$ 35.00

Class #6  Reflux is a huge issue in today's world and there are natural ways to deal with this and we show you many ways to address this.   What do you do with sleepless nights and newborns, we talk about natural remedies to use to soothe babies, teething, and umbilical cord care. 


$ 35.00

Class #7  This entire class is dedicated to sleepless nights and sleep deprivation for night workers and new mommies. 

$ 199.00

The Crunchy Mama's Holistic Guide course consists of 7 classes with over 9 hours. All these classes are online. We use scientific research, videos, and experience to make these classes unique.

Class #1 Holistic is defined along with each of the modalities we use including homeopathy, herbs,


$ 50.00

Ethics for NCS and Nanny
This class is dedicated to the NCS or Nanny who wants to be professional.  This class is authorized and sanctioned by agencies who want a more professional placement.  This is a three part class that deals with:  how to interview, on the job protocol, how to create a

$ 50.00

Nancy Hamm will be interviewing I will be interviewing  Katie Morin, Certified Advance NCS and a well-known high-profile NCS who also has an agency that places high-profile NCSs. We will discuss how to interview and get hired for a high-profile job. This is a recorded Zoom call,  We talk about


$ 50.00

Are you interested in learning how to conduct a parenting class? Which information is important for them to have, how long should it be, what to charge, and what not to share?  We also talk about different ways to present the class and the different groups you can give parenting classes to.  This


$ 30.00

This is a continuation of the Ethics class with a series of actions that should and should not be taken while on the job or while looking for work.  I taped this class for those who need to have more clarity on what is ethical when helping clients and babies.  This class is included in the


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Crunchy Mama's PDF ONLY

This an extensive holistic pregnancy/labor/delivery/newborn PDF (only) and is considered continuing education for Newborn Care Specialists, Doula, Midwives, Nannies, or anyone working with pregnancy/birth or mamas. This is not a Newborn Care Specialist Course. See class explanation above.

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