Carolyne and Pete

Wedding bells ring at Whippany KinderCare

When infant teacher Carolyne Casey (née Smith) got engaged and told her coworkers that she was planning on a small ceremony at the local courthouse, her KinderCare family had other plans. It needed to be special, they said. And so, last week, Carolyne and her then-finance Pete were married at KinderCare in Whippany, N.J., surrounded…


Go for the gold with your own backyard games!

Originally posted on the KinderCare blog. When school’s out, kid boredom can creep in. We have the perfect solution: Hold your own backyard games competition at your center! These five games all use kid-size objects (like Hula-Hoops and bouncing balls) so everybody can get in on the fun. Have a competition with an awards ceremony…

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Welcome to the Family: August

We welcome new members to our KinderCare Education family every day, whether they’re children, parents, or new employees at the NSC. Each month, we’ll showcase the NSC’s freshest faces here, in Welcome to the Family. Say hello to our newest family members and congratulate your coworkers who’ve been promoted!   Amy Lovelace, Instructional Support Advisor…


Children honor their local heroes

Center Director Marylyn Melone knows how much the children at KinderCare in Lansing, Kan., look up to their local police officers. Melone and her students honored their local heroes on Thank a Police Officer Day at the center last week. “The event went really well. We gave the police officers cards, banners, juice and donuts,”…


Tom Talks: A new generation of parents

Spring/Summer 2016 by KinderCare Education New Nurturers are here. In order to reach and enroll this new generation of parents, we’re revamping the way we do business, re-evaluating our nutrition standards, and opening up lines of communication.


Countdown to Curriculum Night!

Planning a great event at your center is easy when your whole team is on board. Gitta Cardinal, Center Director at Lakemont Academy in Bellevue, Wash., leans on her Pre-K teacher Miss Christiana to make monthly family events a success. “Christiana is an amazing teacher who always goes above and beyond,” said Cardinal. “Having the…