Smart Beginnings
Start With Families

Building Partnerships for a Healthy Start in Life
As children develop, parents find it helpful to build partnerships with others, particularly in terms of ensuring their child's health. Children develop best when they enjoy several essential ingredients: regular health care; good nutrition; sufficient rest; exercise; and protection from stress, neglect or violence. 
Building Partnerships for a Healthy Start in Life

Smart Beginnings Start with Families

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation & Library of Virginia Launch

“Smart Beginnings Start with Families” Campaign

from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day, May 11-June 15

Oktoberfest 2013

Saturday, October 5, 2013
Smart Beginnings MHC had a wonderful time at Oktoberfest visiting and playing with all the great families who stopped by to color a pumpkin for Halloween!

Read for the Record 2013

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Janet Boucher, Children's Librarian for Blue Ridge Regional Library, reads Otis to Headstart Classrooms in celebration of Read for the Record 2013!
The Economic Case for Smart BeginningsPlay Video

The Economic Case for Smart Beginnings




First United Methodist Church Early Learning Center wins a $50 giftcard!
Brenda Jordan and Francia Brown reading with kids at Blue Ridge Regional Library.