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Strong Foundations

2 Week Free Trial

Small Groups

Small teacher to child ratios to maximize individualized attention and foster your child's bond with their teacher.

Flexible

Four membership tracks to choose from depending on what type of support you are seeking.

Evidence-Based

Self-guided learning modules rooted in rigorous research with concrete applications for your everyday life.

Built by Scholars

We are a team of educators, researchers, and psychologists with expertise in behavior, curriculum, anxiety, and parent well-being.

Holistic

We provide support not just for your child, but also for you through group therapy sessions, guest speakers, and 1:1 consultations.

Play-Based Approach

Virtual play sessions with interactive, fun activities led by an experienced preschool curriculum specialist.

Strong Foundations is for you if...
You have a child between the ages of 1 and 6
You feel like you need extra support
You are looking for credible parenting information
About Strong Foundations

Strong Foundations is based on results from a survey we conducted of over 500 parents about their experiences during the pandemic. We were struck by two things in particular from our analysis of the survey. First, parents who felt they had a strong support system fared much better than parents who felt they were alone in facing the challenges of quarantine and homeschooling. Second, parents’ own mental health was tightly wound with their children’s well-being. 

We know as researchers that the effectiveness of any type of program or intervention is compounded when it takes the entire family system into account.

Therefore, we want to support, not just the child, but the entire family system. We integrate virtual play-based sessions for children with psychological support for parents through group therapy sessions, Q&A sessions, learning modules tailored for parents’ concerns, and 1:1 consultations with psychologists. There are programs popping up that aim to address the pressing need for childcare, but none that take this holistic approach to supporting families.

Virtual Play-Based Sessions
  • Play-based curriculum to foster creativity and imaginative play

  • Intake survey and 1:1 session with Dr. O'Connor to help us create a personalized learning experience for your child

  • Two 30 minute sessions each week

  • Follow up play guide after each session

  • Children grouped by age

  • Small groups (1:4 teacher to child ratio) to maximize children's opportunities to bond with their teacher and classmates

Included in the Child Track

Included in the Parent + Child Track

Parent Group Therapy
  • Connect with other Strong Foundations parents 

  • Private forum to submit questions and concerns beforehand

  • Intake survey and 1:1 session with Dr. O'Connor to help us personalize sessions for members

  • Led by a social worker

  • Twice per month

Included in the Parent Track

Included in the Parent + Child Track

Learning Modules
  • New modules every month

  • Topics include building children's resilience, strategies for preventing separation anxiety, anti-racist parenting and more

  • Play tips for you to try at home

  • Designed by child development researchers

  • Q&A session each month with Scientific Mommy founders 

Included in all memberships

Private Consultations
  • Reserve private sessions with any of our team members

  • 1:1 time for you to discuss concerns you have about your child

  • 1:1 time for your child with our preschool curriculum specialist

One hour free consultation with Dr. O'Connor when you sign up for any of the parent or child tracks

Guest Speakers
  • Hear from experts in early literacy, racial socialization, social emotional learning and more

  • Live presentations with time for questions

  • Recorded for your convenience

Included in all memberships

 

Self-Guided Plan

Perfect for the parent who is seeking reliable information about their child's development.

75
$

Every Month

Apply before Sep 4th for Early Bird Pricing

Regular Price: $95

Invitation to monthly Q&A with Scientific Mommy Founders

Child development learning modules with play tips

Guest Speakers

à la carte 1:1 sessions

Child Track

An opportunity for children to build strong relationships with their peers and teacher.

450
$

Every Month

Apply before Sep 4th for Early Bird Pricing

Regular Price: $475

Sign up bonus!

1:1 consultation with

Dr. O'Connor ($300 value)

Two 30 minute play-based child sessions per week

(1:4 teacher to child ratio)

Groups divided by age

Intake survey to personalize learning for your child

Follow-up play guide after each session​

Access to Private Forum

Invitation to monthly Q&A with Scientific Mommy Founders

 

Child development learning modules with play tips

Guest Speakers

à la carte 1:1 sessions

Parent Track

For the parent looking for a support network and community to lean on.

400
$

Every Month

Apply before Sep 4th for Early Bird Pricing

Regular Price: $425

Sign up bonus!

1:1 consultation with

Dr. O'Connor ($300 value)

Two parent group therapy sessions per month

(1:4 therapist to parent ratio)

Follow-up guide provided after each session

Intake survey to personalize sessions

Access to Private Forum

Invitation to monthly Q&A with Scientific Mommy Founders

 

Child development learning modules with play tips

Guest Speakers

à la carte 1:1 sessions

Parent + Child Package

Combines the child and parent tracks to support the whole family.

800
$

Every Month

Apply before Sep 4th for Early Bird Pricing

Regular Price: $825

Sign up bonus!

1:1 consultation with

Dr. O'Connor ($300 value)

Two parent group therapy sessions per month

(1:4 therapist to parent ratio)

Follow-up guide provided after each session

Intake survey to personalize sessions

Two 30 minute play-based child sessions per week

(1:4 teacher to child ratio)

Groups divided by age

Intake survey to personalize learning for your child

Follow-up play guide after each session​

Access to Private Forum

Invitation to monthly Q&A with Scientific Mommy Founders

 

Child development learning modules with play tips

Guest Speakers

à la carte 1:1 sessions

New York, NY, USA

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