Grapefruit Month

Do you and the kids in your care love grapefruits as much as my children?  Have you tried it yet? Now is the month to do it!  It's National Grapefruit Month, they are in season and tasty. 

What's your favorite way to prepare and serve grapefruit?

Here are some informational facts, recipes and ideas to incorporate grapefruit into your program.

Nutritional Facts: Fat free • Cholesterol free • Sodium free • Good source of vitamin C •  High in potassium


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Samantha Marshall, M.A.

Samantha is, just like you, excited to make a difference in our community and our world. With a Master of Arts degree in English Literature, you might ask how she found herself building and writing for a website focused on child care. From 1995 through 2001, Samantha started her career working for Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) sponsors which introduced her to the importance of non-profits, community and quality child care. Her experience with Sponsors, State Officials, and Family Child Care Providers left a great and lasting impression. Later in her career and her most recent position at SAGE Publications, an academic publisher, was as a product manager for a new online resource! During this time many of Samantha's passions collided. A love for the written word, children and the proliferation of knowledge as well as a fascination with the resources the internet gives us, building a community for child care on is the perfect way to make the difference she wanted to. Needless to say, she is very excited to be an active part of creating and building