Category Archives: Health


Our Public Health Nurse made her monthly visit and brought some great information about children and sleep. We would love to share the information with everyone here. If you would like to find more information, you can click here. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

April Fresh Favorite

This month we are going to learn all about Kohlrabi. Kohlrabi is part of the cabbage family. You can learn more about simple facts here and here. While Kohlrabi is tasty raw, here are some tips on other ways to prepare the veggie.

March Fresh Favorites

March’s Fresh Favorite Food is Grapes! I know the closest we can get at Little Beginnings is the raisin but grapes can be a great food. Here are 20 fun facts about the grape. Then I found some recipe ideas for kids that include grapes. Then finally, here are lots of fun grape art ideas! <

Fresh Favorite Food

Each month our catering company, Lancer Dining Services, features a Fresh Favorite Food. In February, the food is the Jicama. We serve them with lunch often. If you have never eaten one, this would be a great month to taste one! Try serving them as a snack or with dinner and see what the family thinks. If you want to learn more about Jicama,

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Teething & Bag Lunches

Each month our Public Health Nurse visits the center. She checks in to make sure everything is safe, answers questions, and keeps us informed on different licensing and health topics. This is why we may come to you with a request or need, even if we thought it was okay prior. Overall, we only have the best interest of the children in mind in

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Sun Safety

Sun Safety: Information for Parents About Sunburn & Sunscreen Follow these simple rules to protect your family from sunburns now and from skin cancer later in life. Keep babies younger than 6 months out of direct sunlight. Find shade under a tree, umbrella, or the stroller canopy. When possible, dress yourself and your kids in cool, comfortable clothing that covers the body, like lightweight

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Food Safety

Even teachers go to class…

Milk… It does a body good

The Health Nurse came for her monthly visit and discussed Milk.  Here is information on Milk and Milk Substitutes… The recommended milk for children ages 2 and over is low-fat (1%) or fat-free (skim) milk. Children under the age of 2 should drink whole milk or reduced fat (2%) milk. The milk can be traditional cow’s milk, lactose reduced milk, lactose free milk, buttermilk, or

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We hate to nit pick but…

Each month we have a public health nurse come to our center. She helps keep us up to date on different policies and procedures and talks about different health topics. This month we talked about all the crud going around. We haven’t had it in our center yet but one big thing going around right now is Lice! We thought this would be a

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