The Co-op began the practice of continuum care at the center in 1998. The children who begin the program in the infant room remain together, with a primary care giver, for three years. The children move through our infant, wobbler and toddler programs as a group, with new children being added as space allows. By practicing continuum care, we allow our youngest children to develop strong relationships with their primary care giver, which serves as a secure base for exploration and learning. Relationships between care givers and parents are also strengthened through continuum care with a priority being placed on meaningful dialogues and ongoing communication. With this philosophy, which nurtures and sustains our youngest children’s attachment to their primary care giver, we are able to minimize the stress of transitions and focus on supporting our families and children by providing a secure, loving and consistent environment for our infant, wobbler and toddler children.