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    WEEZIES WONDERFUL WORLD, LLC….A PLACE YOU WILL NEVER FORGET IN LURAY VA.

    -     This week, Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley highlights Weezies Wonderful World, LLC, in Luray Virginia.  Weezie’s Wonderful World LLC is a healthy, fun, hands on learning environment for children.  Weezies Wonderful World is involved in the Virginia Quality Improvement System.  Their staff is trained to help children learn and develop important skills including: Social, […]

    What makes me ready?

    - When someone mentions getting children ready for school, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Reading skills? learning how to write? Kindergarten readiness is so much more than just the ABCs. Did you know that school readiness begins before you are even born?  Proper prenatal care and a healthy pregnancy help to ensure […]

    Generations Crossings teachers nominated for award

    - Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley weekly highlighted center, Generations Crossing has two teachers that have been nominated for a state award from Child Care Aware of Virginia. Child Care Aware of Virginia nominates providers from around the state to honor them for their work with children.   Stephanie Southers Number of years caring for children: 7 […]

    Mandatory Meeting for Providers receiving Subsidy families

    - There is a mandatory from Virginia for Child Care Providers that serve children and families receiving Child Care Subsidy.  The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 reauthorized the funding for federal child care assistance through the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). These funds are used to authorize child care subsidy services […]

    GENERATIONS CROSSING…. A UNIQUE PROVIDER IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

    -   This Week, Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley is highlighting Generations Crossing.  Generations Crossing is a unique provider located in Rockingham County that provides both child care as well as adult care programming to families living in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. They use an inter-generational approach to ensure that days are filled with engaging activities, smiles […]