Category Archives: Family child care providers

Guest Post: Family Child Care Providers at the Yale University Art Gallery

Authors: Jessica Sack and Elizabeth Williams, Yale University Art Gallery For almost three years, the Yale University Art Gallery and All Our Kin have collaborated to offer professional development sessions to family child care providers. We at the Gallery are … Continue reading

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Growing Brains, Growing Communities: University of Bridgeport Opens its Doors for All Our Kin’s 11th Annual Family Child Care Conference

“High quality early childhood programs – whether they are in a center or in somebody’s living room – have huge, important, powerful impacts on the lives of children. And those impacts can last a lifetime.” These words, spoken by Dr. … Continue reading

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Making Quality Possible: Jessica Sager Featured in a Q&A at New America Ed Central

Last week, All Our Kin Executive Director Jessica Sager spoke with New America’s Aaron Loewenberg about All Our Kin’s history, our new study (which Aaron had written about previously in a different article), and the importance of investing in family … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month! Three Ways to Support Healthy Eating in Early Childhood

March is National Nutrition Month, a month-long nutrition education and information campaign created to encourage families to develop healthy eating habits. Healthy eating is vital to supporting young children’s physical and mental development, and when healthy eating habits are established … Continue reading

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A Visit to Yanerys’s Program

Early in November, I went to the home of Yanerys Aziz to help her prepare her speech for our New Haven benefit. The speech she gave on November 18 was lovely (you can read it here), but it provides just … Continue reading

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Words from Argentina Burbano, a Family Child Care Provider

In September, we published a blog post about Argentina Burbano, a family child care provider in our Stamford network. Today, we invite you to read the speech that Argentina gave earlier this month at All Our Kin’s annual event at Bridgeport’s Bijou Theatre. We … Continue reading

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“Everything I know about babies, I know through All Our Kin:” Stamford Provider Argentina Deepens Her Skills

Author: Nicole Allman Argentina Burbano kneels by a frustrated toddler. In the midst of constructing a train, the child struggles to affix wheels to the train’s base. Argentina fetches another train car and set of wheels. As she models the … Continue reading

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NPR Highlights Need for Investing in Rural Family Child Care Providers

This week on NPR News, reporter Solvejg Wastvedt shines a spotlight on family child care providers in Tioga County, a rural area in the state of New York. In areas like Tioga County that have very low population density, commercial … Continue reading

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A Stamford Provider Reflects on the Importance of Relationships

Driving along a quiet street in Stamford, you might not even realize that tucked away in the lower floor of one of the neighborhood residences is a bustling child care program. But Sofia Byrnes, a child care provider in All … Continue reading

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Pili’s Montessori-Inspired Program Flourishes in Westville

Today is the first day of the Great Give, a 36-hour, community-wide online giving event that celebrates the work of nonprofit organizations serving the greater New Haven region. Between now and tomorrow (May 6) at 8pm, every dollar you give … Continue reading

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