Sweet Pea Childcare, LLC, is a family owned and operated business and we are proud to be a part of the local early childhood community in Eliot, Maine! Sweet Pea Childcare is also on the state list for Women Owned Businesses.
We are continuing to create and evolve our vision for a nature based early childhood program, enriched with the arts and influenced with the Montessori philosophy of education. We are excited to share our mindfully designed learning environments with out families in the community.
The mission of Sweet Pea Childcare is to nurture the emotional, intellectual, and physical wellbeing of each of the children in our care within a community of well-trained caregivers and in a safe and beautiful environment. We seek to establish strong roots that support children’s innate joy, curiosity, and learning while fostering cooperative relationships with others and with nature.
“Memere” Deborah, has had a successful and award-winning career in leading community health teams and health care organizations in the Seacoast area.
She brings business operations expertise and lots of enthusiasm to a new and refreshed career supporting the important work of caring for little “sweet peas.”
“I offer my expertise, emotion and activism.
I offer my mind, my heart and my hands.”
— Zuzana Caputova,
President of Slovakia and
Ashley, is a Montessori certified preschool teacher and a professionally trained postpartum doula, with over a decade of experience in childcare and working with families and their young children.
With her Bachelor’s of Science in Art Education, Ashley loves to share her passions of creativity and the arts
with our youth. She cares deeply about the importance of outdoor play and exploration, and she is committed to providing a high quality and sensory rich learning environment at Sweet Pea Childcare.
"To assist a child, we must provide him with an environment that allows him to develop freely." -Maria Montessori