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If approved, new family child care agreement will increase pay and support for home-based providers

Today, Governor Dannel Malloy formally announced the conclusion of over nine months of negotiations between the State of Connecticut and the union representing our state’s family child care and family, friend, and neighbor providers. We applaud the Office of Early … Continue reading

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“How do I help this child?”—All Our Kin Early Head Start provider Marie describes her evolving goals as a family child care provider

It was 1999, and Marie had just learned that she was pregnant with her fourth child. Two of her young children were in school, and the third was in full-day child care while Marie worked as a Computer Aided Design … Continue reading

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“All Our Kin . . . was a blanket of security to help me feel confident as well as professional”: A family child care provider describes her experience with All Our Kin

Lottie is a family child care provider who opened her own child care business, Krayola Park, this spring after attending All Our Kin’s business series. Now, Lottie cares for infants and toddlers as a participant in All Our Kin’s Early … Continue reading

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“Caterpillar to Butterfly,” by Josie Queen

You may remember the beautiful piece that guest blogger and New Haven family child care provider Josie Queen shared on All Our Words this past December, in which she shares about the joy and love she feels as she helps … Continue reading

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Get to know the All Our Kin team: Dana Holahan

Title: Professional Development Coordinator With All Our Kin since: 2010 So Dana, tell me about yourself.  What do we need to know? Well, I grew up in New Haven, lived in Chile for 15 years, and have traveled extensively in … Continue reading

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