Thrive to Five
Thrive to Five is owned and operated right here in Wellington and we love being a part of the local community.
Many of us are parents ourselves, so we understand the need to know that your child will be well taken care of. This is part of the reason we keep things small – to make sure our services are always high quality. With 1:1 ratios and small group environments, we can give your child the attention they need and deserve.
All of our team are nurturing, engaged and committed to ensuring the best outcomes for young children and their families.
I’m Sloany, the founder of Thrive to Five, a registered early childhood teacher and a mum of three children. I have over 16 years experience working with under 5’s across various ECE settings including community, childcare centres, kindergartens and the home based sector.
So why home based nannies? After seeing an expansion of centre based models come into the early childhood sector, I wanted to offer an alternative for families; a locally owned and operated service with a focus on key relationships and secure attachments; creating a sense of belonging for all involved and where families could feel confident that their children were in good hands, with low ratios, in environments that would allow them to thrive.
We believe early childhood experiences have a profound influence on ongoing development, therefore it is vital that these experiences are positive.
Children thrive in an environment where there is the space and time to authentically build secure attachments with their caregiver.
Children learn to value who they are and what they can do through warm, caring, responsive, reciprocal and nurturing relationships.
Through encouragement and building self worth, children are empowered to embrace challenge; seeing themselves as capable results in their willingness to extend themselves and explore new opportunities.