Active Play at Gutierrez Family Child Care

Active Play at Gutierrez Family Child Care

Edith Gutierrez implemented several new changes at Gutierrez Family Child Care in Los Angeles, California. When her program started, her space was very crowded and not conducive for active play indoors. In 2016, Edith decided to participate in the Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative (ECELC) to learn innovative strategies for building healthy lifestyles for […]

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Green Eggs and Ham at Hernandez Child Care

Green Eggs and Ham at Hernandez Child Care

Claudia Hernandez, owner of Hernandez Family Child Care in California, made many new healthy changes regarding nutrition and physical activity in her program. While participating in the National Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative (ECELC) program in 2016, Claudia realized how easy it was to incorporate best practices into her program’s procedures. Claudia made notable […]

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Helping Parents Make Healthy Changes

Helping Parents Make Healthy Changes

After learning of a diabetic 3-year-old in their care, staff at Faith Children’s Center at the Girls Club of Los Angeles started to educate parents on the benefits of healthier food choices and the effect of nutrition on children’s development.

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