Growing happy, growing healthy

At KinderCare Education, we know that growth starts from the inside out. Having a healthy body means having a healthy mind and we want to nourish and fuel the children in our care to learn and grow. That’s why, over the next few weeks, we’re sharing stories about the nutrition improvements we’ve made and celebrating…

Champions program adopts Army platoon

Although April is the Month of the Military Child, several Champions programs in central California honored servicemen and women earlier this year. In February, all 11 programs in Rancho Cordova, Elk Grove, and Galt, signed up with the AdoptaPlatoon campaign. AdoptaPlatoon is a nonprofit dedicated to boosting the morale of deployed U.S. servicemen and women…

Goodbye turned into hello

Ten years ago Tammy Piper was a KinderCare center director wishing her boss all the best in her new job as her district manager was promoted to regional vice president. Piper filled out a congratulatory card and handed it to her soon-to-be former boss, Sharon Lytwynec. Lytwynec took one look at it and said “You…

From plan to plate: How new food items make the grade

At KinderCare Education, we know that growth starts from the inside out. Having a healthy body means having a healthy mind and we want to nourish and fuel the children in our care to learn and grow. That’s why, over the next few weeks, we’re sharing stories about the nutrition improvements we’ve made and celebrating…

Out of many cultures, one center

With families from more than 35 countries, the Celebration KinderCare in central Florida can feel like a mini United Nations, according to Center Director Dawn Dalgleish. Celebration is itself a large, multicultural community: many families moved to the area to work for Walt Disney World. In her nine years at KinderCare she’s welcomed families from…

What did you do at Champions today?

Ask any parent what it’s like to get a child to share details about their day and you’re likely to be met with a small sigh. Many a car ride or walk home from school begins with a well-intentioned and inquisitive parent asking their child “What did you do at school today?” and ends shortly…

Family style dining makes meal time so much more

At KinderCare Education, we know that growth starts from the inside out. Having a healthy body means having a healthy mind and we want to nourish and fuel the children in our care to learn and grow. That’s why, over the next few weeks, we’re sharing stories about the nutrition improvements we’ve made and celebrating…