Two years ago, we sent our daughter to Alphabet Soup and
couldn’t be happier with the decision. Our
child flourished under the gentle care of the teachers in the infant, wobbler
and toddler rooms and the staff were so accommodating to us with any concern we
had about our daughter. She was treated with such
love and support on a daily basis and we felt confident that she was in
encouraging and capable hands. The staff was great at
communicating with us and they were so helpful at implementing any new change
we wanted for our daughter’s schedule. The daily structure and
routines have been instrumental in giving our daughter more confidence in as
she has grown from infant to toddler in the past 2 years. When
we had our second child last summer, it was so much easier to go back to work
knowing how well our child was being taken care of at Alphabet Soup. This
is a fantastic daycare, a positive and engaging environment, and we feel very
grateful to have sent our children here.
Pete & Mary Kate
"Both of our children attended Alphabet Soup and would still be attending if we had not relocated. It was only with great sadness that we left, as we truly felt they were in great hands. The teachers were always very kind and attentive to our children. Our children seem to thrive when their conditions are consistent, so we really liked that the turnover in teachers was very minimal. We also loved seeing how excited our kids were at drop off, and felt that was an excellent reflection of their happiness there. We still keep in touch with several of the teachers and the facility’s wonderful owner, Bobbi, and will always be deeply grateful for having Alphabet Soup play such a special part of such a delicate time in our lives!"
The Kocis Family (2015)
I want to send my thanks to you for the nearly 9 years of service you have provided my family and I. No words will do justice to how we feel about the staff. “Staff” is too generic - they are an extended family. Each has a unique gift to share with each child and do it effortlessly. Everyone has been there for our whole family, have laughed and cried with us. I would not change a thing, I made the perfect choice, and I will miss everyone greatly. I will miss Ms. Julie wishing me a great day at drop off and laughing with Ms. Richards as she wishes me a good night at pick up. We will have to visit!!
Thank you again. Your devotion is recognized and it has been a very positive experience for us all. We will miss everyone…
Fondly- Heather L. (2015)
…I also want to thank you for everything your staff has done for our boys and us. It has been a truly wonderful experience for us as a family to have all the teachers take such amazing care of our boys. They have given them not only the tools they needed for school but more importantly, they have loved and encouraged them everyday. Thank you for all you do to employ and train these special people, my boys are going to be better men because of them.
With much appreciation,
Rose and Jason (2015)
I want to thank you for taking such good care of my son. He has really enjoyed his time there so much so he calls Alphabet Soup his daycare house! He has learned so much. He can now recognize his name and some numbers. He knows the alphabet song and now is starting to trace his name. It's great to see him doing all of this things at his age. We will miss being there. Thank you for everything!
Hi Bobbi, Thank you so much for all you do at Alphabet Soup to make Marie's weeks brighter and fuller. You take such great care of her and she has so much fun. I know she loves her friends at daycare but I know she is especially fond of the special attention she gets every day from Miss Lorin and Miss Nicki. We love all the special art projects that come home, these treasured mementos show the extra time, effort, and creativity that your staff put into their work daily.
Mary Kate (2015)
My 4-year-old son has been with Alphabet Soup for 2 years and he loves it! The move to the new Taylor St. location has been just a dream for our family. It is a cozy, clean, organized and mellow environment. One of the things I love about ASCC beyond the wonderful site is the people. I truly feel welcome, at home, and comfortable walking in, chatting with the kids and teachers, looking at projects, staying a while. I feel the teachers genuinely love the children, love working there and get excited about telling me stories about my son's day. The director, Bobbi, is beyond professional. She is so personable, compassionate, flexible and grounded. I have never felt more at ease discussing my needs or questions with any other childcare director. She is simply the best. Bobbi has the nurturing qualities of a mom and puts families and children before business. I will continue to send my son to ASCC & recommend this wonderful childcare option.
Jessica ~ Granby School Teacher (2012)
We heard about ASCC from a co-worker who raved about how much she and her son loved it. Then after meeting Bobbi, who let us visit many times with our newborn to get comfortable with the idea of sending our baby to daycare, it was clear that this was the place for us. Bobbi and her staff helped us tremendously as first time parents, giving practical advice when we needed it most. Our daughter loves her school. She lights up when we pull into the parking lot. She loves the arts and crafts, all the music, and (of course) the lifetime supply of bubbles!
Steve and Holly (2012)
The first time I walked into ASCC, it felt like home. I knew right away that this was the place for my son. He started at four months and excelled through the time he left at 3-yrs. I am so happy ASCC welcomed us into their family. It definitely helped shape his future with the wonderful beginnings they provided. I'd recommend the Granby site over and over to all parents.
Amanda & Jeff (2012)
My husband and I first met Bobbi when I was pregnant with our first daughter. When we walked in to ASCC we knew immediately this was the place for our child. We felt welcomed and it was evident that taking care of children is Bobbi's passion. Now three years later and another daughter added to our family, we still have the same feeling about Bobbi and the care ASCC provides for our children. Bobbi and her staff love our children almost as much as we do! We are grateful for Bobbi and her staff for everything they do for our children and would highly recommend ASCC to any family without hesitation.
Amy & Sean (2012)
"My husband and I feel very secure having our daughter attend preschool at Alphabet Soup. The atmosphere is structured, yet nurturing. She has learned so much about sharing and cooperation. She really has blossomed in such a positive environment."
"So, you’re searching for a daycare? Look no further! We stumbled upon Bobbi Rougeau by a stroke of luck and our only regret is that we didn’t find her sooner! We have had our two children in her program at Alphabet Soup since it was opened. She has a Parent Advisory Council, again showing the desire of the center to meet the needs of the families she serves. She involves the families through other events such as field trips, tag sale fundraisers and ice cream socials adding a personal touch to a place that can often be daunting for a parent to commit to bringing their child every day. Through these activities and her responsiveness, Bobbi has succeeded in making this daycare feel like a home-based daycare, but with all the added benefits of a larger center. Bobbi also prides herself on trying to find the best staff possible, and we think it shows in the quality of the people she employs. We would endorse Bobbi & Alphabet Soup whole-heartedly..."
Kim, Mike & Boys (2009)
"Ms. Bobbi continually strives to put into place programs that are developmentally appropriate, fun and inspirational to the children. My children have benefited tremendously from her care and nurturing. My husband and I have also become better parents with her guidance as our children grow and pass through phases and stages of their development. Her passion goes way beyond caring for children."
"During the near-four years my son spent with Miss Bobbi, he has been given so many great gifts due to her kindness, professionalism, knowledge, and consummate care. One of the most important indicators is that my son loves attending her daycare. He enters with a smile and leaves with a smile each and every day!"
Just this morning I was thinking about Alphabet Soup and I thought that I'd share that I still like it as much as I did on the first day. Usually, once the newness of a place wears off, little things come to the surface which might be irritating or concerning. That is totally not the case with Alphabet Soup. I really appreciate the relationship his teacher has developed with my son. He talks about her a lot. Thanks for creating such a great space. :-) ~
I have sent my kids to a few different childcare centers in the past 3 years and I've got to say ... ASCC is the best!! I love the environment here ~ they are so friendly! The staff are always happy - you can tell they enjoy the kids. The owner Bobbi, she's great and she's so understanding .. my boys love going here :)
I often think how fortunate we have been to have such a wonderful place as Alphabet Soup for our girls to spend their time while we have to be at work. Nothing can be more comforting for working parents, then to know their children are being well cared for by people who are as wonderful and enthusiastic as Bobbi and her staff. Our children have been attending Alphabet Soup since they were 4 months old, now 5 & 3, and come home every day with funny stories and expanded knowledge. We have been extremely lucky and our children have benefited tremendously. Thank you Alphabet Soup!