About Anita Grover - Owner

Anita was born March 10, 1964 in Corning, New York.  She is the second child with an older and a younger brother.  She moved to Colorado in 1983 where she met her husband, Gary.  Anita rented Gary his first apartment following his graduation from the US Air Force Academy.  They were married August 11, 1984 and spent the next fifteen years serving our country.  During this time, Anita had four sons.  In 2002, Anita became interested in family genealogy and successfully traced her family roots back to the Mayflower.  Anita is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. 

In 1992 the Grovers were stationed at the University of New Hampshire.  They purchased an old farmhouse with an attached post and beam barn on sixteen acres of land.  They restored the old farmhouse maintaining its original look. 

In September of 1992 Anita opened Back To Basics.  Her business grew rapidly.  Anita named it Back To Basics because she wanted to give children the opportunity to step back to the basics.  Her program does not have television or battery operated toys.  Everything is kid powered. 

Anita has been in the childcare field for more than twenty years.  From 1997 to 2002 the Grovers were also foster parents to a total of twelve children. She thoroughly enjoys this career choice.  She designed this program because she wants to create a safe, loving place for children to grow; providing a place where children would be reassured that they are awesome and unique.  Anita wants to share this experience with as many children as she can during her lifetime.


Back To Basics Preschool
44 Depot Rd. Lebanon, ME 04027  -  (207) 457-1838