Programs for Early Childhood Families and Teachers
"discovering the wisdom of childhood"
Stories & Quotes
Hear Margit's story by clicking on the picture above.
Hear Ashley's story by clicking on the picture above
Thank you for all the love and care you provide for the children. My child loves coming to Sophia’s Hearth everyday and that is a testament to the love and dedication you show to every child. We could not imagine our child spending her days with anyone else. You are all truly amazing and beautiful people.
– Beth, childcare mother
My oldest daughter has the ability to appreciate the little things and looks at things with amazement. She has the ability to recall events in detail and even remember the order/placement of objects. She’s developed a love for singing, which is a wonderful way for her to express joy.
My youngest has a strong sense of self. She is allowed to safely explore her perceived physical limitations within the safe environment provided at SHFC. She also carries with her gratitude and patience.
– Angela, childcare mother of two
I would have liked to stay home with our children, but I always felt that if I couldn’t stay home with them, then I wanted them to be at the best childcare available.
– Stephanie, childcare mother
We can't thank you enough for all the great care, knowledge and expertise you all bring to make your center the best place! [Our daughter] thoroughly enjoys all of you and even asks to go on the weekends to "see her friends and teachers".
– Carissa, childcare mother
“Sophia’s Hearth has welcomed me with as much warmth and encouragement as I ever could have hoped for. My husband, my children, and I have been offered such genuine care here. Though I know I’ve learned so much here, I don’t feel taught, instead I feel supported and acknowledged for the challenges of motherhood and care giving …Your center has in many ways helped me define myself as a mother, given me strength and self confidence.
– Playgroup Participant
Sophia's Hearth Family Center is a model for high quality programs supporting infants, toddlers and young children and their families. The center is committed to professional development for their own teaching staff as well as for teachers across the state of New Hampshire.
- Susan Foley, M.Ed., Program Improvement Specialist,
Division of Health and Human Services, Child Development Bureau, Concord NH
We were impressed by the use of story telling to support children’s creative thinking and build strong oral language backgrounds that we find lacking in children today. Your outdoor learning spaces also made a lasting impression
- Dr. Floyd Creech, Director of Programs, Florence School District One, Office of School Readiness, 1400 Woods Road, Florence, South Carolina