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A Peek into a Smart from the Start Baby Shower

Posted on March 20, 2018

All expecting parents who complete Smart from the Start’s prenatal course are given a celebratory baby shower. It a beautiful moment that both recognizes the parents’ dedication to learning about their role as a parent and also celebrates the expected or… Read More »

Parent Voices Heard at a Parent Cafe

Posted on March 7, 2018

The Boston Family Engagement Network, a citywide coalition including Smart from the Start, focuses on raising awareness about the importance of family engagement in the life of a young child. The coalition hosted a Parent Cafe on March 6, where… Read More »

“Come Play with Us!”

Posted on March 6, 2018

ABCD Head Start & Children’s Services joined Smart from the Start at the Michael T. Carmen Center in Roxbury for a gathering of Boston families to learn about incorporating physical exercise into family fun time. The gymnasium at Smart from… Read More »

Teaching Families about Healthy Eating

Posted on February 7, 2018

Smart from the Start hosted families from across Boston at our Roxbury site for a presentation from Cooking Matters. Nutrition experts came to teach our parents about the importance of healthy eating in children’s development. They learned about strategies for shopping on… Read More »

Smart Attends Women’s March 2018

Posted on January 22, 2018

The Smart from the Start team, including staff, families, and our DC fathers, came out for the Washington, D.C. Women’s March and the Boston Women’s March. Staff took to the streets to march for our commitment to change. Our Executive… Read More »