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by Administrator | October 3, 2018 | Child Development | Nutrition

By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Last week, I discussed how we create our menus at our schools and today, I’m going to show you how to develop well-balanced and delicious meals at home!  Here are some simple tips to help you get started: Checkout the MyPlate menu planner to help you along the way! Many […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | October 2, 2018 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

This month, let’s take a closer look at the Social-Emotional Domain, focusing specifically on the emotional development. Emotional development begins with learning to identify and express our own feelings. When we can acknowledge and accept our feelings, we can learn to manage them and to recognize what other people may be feeling. This is the […]

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by Administrator | October 2, 2018 | Ideas

Autumn’s here and we’ve got all the Fall Family Fun you’ll ever need! Here are 30 awesome ideas that will put you in the spirit of this spooky season. Carve a pumpkin Go on a hayride Visit a corn maze Go to a pumpkin patch Have fall-themed movie night Go to a fall festival or […]

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by Administrator | September 27, 2018 | Child Development | Nutrition

By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian The planning that our team does for your child’s menu at school has requirements that are laid out by the USDA and state licensing agencies.  By following the USDA guidelines, we are ensuring your child has foods that provide a variety of vitamins and minerals as well as fiber, while […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | September 7, 2018 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

Observing children as they grow is one of life’s great joys. Supporting children as they grow is our most important responsibility. As children grow, they acquire skills in five general domains, or areas, of development:  Approaches to Learning Social & Emotional Development Physical Development Language Development Cognitive Development (which includes math, science, and creative arts) […]

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by Administrator | September 7, 2018 | Child Development | Free Printables | Ideas | Learning Activities

On September 16, we celebrate National Play-Doh Day. To praise the clay that we love to play with, here are five fun things to do. Though combining different kinds of Play-Doh can sometimes be trouble, it can also be a teaching opportunity to show your kiddo which colors combine to make new colors. Download our […]

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by Administrator | September 6, 2018 | Learning Activities | Recipes

By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Take your family on a mini vacation without leaving your hometown!  You can explore and learn about the world through literature and foods right from the comfort of your own kitchen.  We incorporate flavors from around the world in many of our Grow Fit recipes. (In New Mexico, our schools […]

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by Administrator | August 31, 2018 | Ideas | Nutrition | Recipes

By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Sometimes after a long day at work getting your family to sit down at the dinner table seems like a chore in itself.  So packing it up and taking it outside whether to your backyard, a local park or the beach can makes it fun for you & your kiddos! […]

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by Administrator | August 16, 2018 | Recipes

Weeknights are busy during the school year, and there’s usually not nearly enough time to cook up an extravagant dinner. Here are 12 simple dinner recipes that are healthy, delicious and only require 5 ingredients (or less)! Spinach and Ravioli Salad from our Grow Fit Menu Garlic Shrimp Zoodles from So Fab Food (this one […]

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by Administrator | August 16, 2018

To be considered eligible to participate in this giveaway, fans must adhere to Facebook’s guidelines for Timeline Promotions. This means that entrants are only qualified when they submit a comment on the specific Facebook post on one of the seven Learning Care Group’s brand page timelines (Tutor Time, La Petite Academy, Childtime, Montessori Unlimited, Everbrook […]

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