Our vision at MOM'S INC. is to lay the groundwork for future generations of our area while also working to strengthen families and community organizations at present. Specifically, we seek to:
- Introduce novel learning opportunities
- Instill a sense of personal responsibility and ethics in each child
- Strengthen community partnerships in order to better serve the needs of our families and children
- Support local workforce by providing reliable, safe childcare so that parent's can focus on supporting their families
During a time when schools are being forced to downsize music, art, drama and physical education programs, we seek to provide these types of learning opportunities through hands-on, fun lessons tailored to every age. From our Stretch-and-Grow weekly fitness program to field trips to museums of history, natural science, art and more, we want to make sure our youth are exposed to the wonder of learning at an early age in fun, memorable ways.
As early childhood and elementary educators, we know the importance of the early years for learning and shaping the heart and minds of our youth. That's why our goal at MOM'S INC. is to not only provide novel educational opportunities, but also to implement lessons designed to build confidence, teach morals and ethics, and increase team-building and social skills. We approach each child as an unique, whole individual, and thus not only address their educational needs but also their physical and emotional well-being.
Holding the "It takes a village to raise a child" proverb close to our hearts, we know that our goals are best facilitated when we work in close partnership with parents, schools and other community organizations that augment the lives of parents and children. For example, MOM'S INC. has recently partnered with Donna Santucci, a license professional counselor and school neuropsychologist, and her locally owned mental health practice, Keystone Counseling and Evaluation Services. Holding free, open forums at our center for parents on issues directly related to children's mental health and well-being, she acts as a resource for parents on topics relating to depression, behaviorial issues, ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities and the psychology of learning, how to handle changes in family units (i.e. death of a family member, grief issues, divorces or remarriage), and so on.
Lastly, in achieving the above, parents are provided peace-of-mind when making tough decisions about whether to go back to work. Having reliable, quality childcare means getting our unemployed back into the workplace, and keeping them there.