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

You're Invited to the Eighth & Final Smart Beginnings Holiday Basket Extravaganza

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Time: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Where: Piedmont Arts, 215 Starling Avenue, Martinsville

You're Invited to the Seventh Annual Smart Beginnings Holiday Basket Extravaganza

Monday, October 22, 2018

When: November 13, 2018
Time: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Where: New College Institute, Baldwin Building (191 Fayette St.)

About Virginia Quality: Soon to have a new look and new quality standards

Monday, October 5, 2015

Soon the Virginia Star Quality Initiative will have a new look, a new name and new quality standards that recognize the key role of early learning in improving child outcomes. For a preview, visit Virginia Quality.

The Science of Early Childhood DevelopmentPlay Video

The Science of Early Childhood Development




The Monogram Loves Kids Foundation, the fundraising arm of Monogram Foods, announced today it has awarded Smart Beginnings Martinsville-Henry County $5,000.