As a mom with an early childhood teacher cbackground and plenty of experience with children of all ages, I thought I had it down. I sing, stimulate, encourage, praise, and love my chi
ld unconditionally. I left my job to stay home with him so he could benefit from all of my schooling. Little did I know that one thing he was missing was socialization and motivation. The first time we went to a Gymboree class, my son of 5 months was able to accomplish five whole minutes of tummy time. His curiousity of other people and babies got him on his tummy long enough to stimulate those muscles needed. Before that, he would barely be on his tummy for less than a minute
to just bury his head into the floor with frustration and tears. After our first day at Gymboree, my baby boy started rolling over. He did very little at first but is now rolling over more frequently so he could check out his environment.
I'm glad I chose Gymboree because as an early childhood teacher, I know the staff make a great commitment to help children develop physically and mentally. They know what they are doing.
Class Type: Play & Learn
City: Saddle Brook
State: New Jersey