Yes, it happened again this year too. It seems the sneaky little Leprechaun made a quick pit stop at our home child care today, and peed green in the toilet while the children were napping! For some reason that little guy must really like our bathroom, because he stops in almost every St Patty’s Day.…

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We’re so excited to have Makenna working part time for us a teacher. I cared for Makenna when she was a little girl so I was laughing about about how Makenna was working and was actually issuing instructions to me! It just doesn’t seem that it was very long ago it was the other way…

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   We’re so excited to announce, Gregory Family Child Care will now have a vegetable garden! Yes, our Landscaper, Dave Forster of Forster Landscape Service started work this morning by preparing a portion of our back yard for planting. Dave is preparing the soil, adding a small block dividing wall,  modifying the irrigating system,…

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Gregory Family Child Care includes a diverse group of amazing young children, and it’s so much fun to learn about their individual ethnic backgrounds and traditions. The Chinese New Year on Sunday February 10th, and each year it’s a wonderful opportunity for our children and their families to learn a little something about the Chinese…

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Children Enjoy National Chocolate Fondue Day

Gregory Family Child Care children celebrate National Chocolate Fondue Day with their teacher, Mary Gregory. Take a look at the video and read below to learn more: Mary provides the perfect rare chocolate treat with her favorite chocolate fondue. The children only get a small taste but at least our chocolate is gluten and peanut…

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Santa and Mrs Claus visit Mary's School House in Valencia CA

We love all the holidays at Gregory Family Child Care and 2012 was no exception! Once again in 2012, we were lucky enough to receive a very special visit from Santa and Mrs Claus. The children were so excited and happy to see Santa and receive their gifts. It’s a very busy day for us…

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UPDATE:2018 – As we have mentioned, we are so sad that Lombardi’s Ranch closed down and we can no longer enter in the annual contest. Gregory Family Child Care, aka Mary’s Schoolhouse, has entered in the Lombardi Ranch 2012 Scarecrow contest. This is the 5th straight year of our participation, and we find it both educational and…

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All four providers with the four little graduates

Here we are again at that time of the year when our older children are leaving our Valencia, CA child care preschool and going off to kindergarten. It’s always so exciting, and it’s fun to see the children and their parents as they prepare for the special first day of Kindergarten. Of course we will…

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Wow! How my past students grow so quickly! It’s such an exciting week here at the Gregory Family Child Care! With some of the families on vacation, we had room available to take in a couple of our oldsters during their summer break. No, they’re not really old, but they are past students in our…

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