Brain Building in Action Community Fair educates parents of preschool children

The Brain Building in Action Community Fair took place April 9 at the ABCD Chinese Church Head Start. (Image courtesy of ABCD Chinese Church Head Start.)

The Brain Building in Action Community Fair took place April 9 at the ABCD Chinese Church Head Start at 112 Shawmut Avenue. The event included breakfast, performances and dancing. Live demonstrations from community partners showed how to prepare healthy mango salsa and how to select educational toys for children. Continue reading

Preschool implements nutritional program for fighting childhood obesity

Although the nation has long been aware of its childhood obesity problem, not every school is taking action. Children of America, an educational child care center with 570 schools in 12 states across the country, however, is going beyond standard childcare. The academy has been implementing its Mind and Body Matters Program since last September, providing classes to children from six weeks to 12 years old. Continue reading