An exciting new collaboration between Vibe Coworks and Magnolia Forest Preschool means working parents in Kitsap now have more flexibility than ever before.
Like many things here at Vibe, our brand new partnership with Magnolia Forest Preschool stems from a place that’s intensely personal.
Starting July 1, all Vibe members with a monthly membership of 5 days/month or more will receive a 10% discount on Magnolia Forest Preschool and summer camps.
Yes, starting July 1, all Vibe members with a monthly membership of 5 days/month or more will receive a 10% discount on enrollment at Magnolia Forest Preschool and summer camps. Talk about perks. That’s uber exciting in its own right. But really, this is a partnership that represents so much more than a cost savings to those of us who want the very best for our kids: it also represents a happier, healthier, more connected approach to the way we live+work here in the beautiful PNW.
You see, beyond my role as cofounder of Vibe Coworks, I’m also mom to two of the world’s smartest, funniest, most adorable 3.5 year old twin girls. I love my kids. I love my career. And I’m stubborn enough to believe that no one should have to give one up for the other.
So stubborn, in fact, that our original vision of Vibe Coworks included an on-site but separate childcare facility. We moved away from that model for a number of reasons, but we never moved away from our dream of helping parents, professionals and especially moms here in Kitsap achieve the work+life integration that so many of us dream of.
I know I’m not alone in this. Many Vibe members have young families of their own. Many want-to-be members have told us they’d love to work here… if only they could find the childcare and preschool solutions they need in order to be able to juggle an out-of-home career—and stay sane while doing so.
Enter Poulsbo and Gig Harbor residents Brandyn Boyd and Jenny Stokes: passionate teachers, early learning advocates and entrepreneurs who, together, have launched Magnolia Forest Preschool, Poulsbo’s first 100% outdoor preschool.
With programs running three, four, or five days per week for kids ages 2.5 – 6 years old, Jenny and Brandyn have created a school run on the belief that children are drawn to experience, to learning, and to each other.
They describe Magnolia as ‘a place to explore, assert independence, take risks and overcome fears—a place that inspires curiosity, wonder, possibilities, imagination, motion, contemplation, exploration and gales of laughter’.
Sound familiar? That’s probably because it’s just about the same the way we describe what it’s like to be a member of Vibe, too. No matter who you are, or how old you are, we believe everyone needs that supportive tribe of champions, pushing us on in pursuit of our passions, dreams and wildest aspirations.
We’re thrilled to be able to partner with a place like Magnolia Forest Preschool to provide Vibe members with a 10% discount on their preschool and summer camp programs, and we’re actively on the lookout for additional collaborations with businesses and organizations that help all of us live+work in happier, healthier more connected ways. They say it takes a village. Our village starts here.