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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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The All Our Kin Garden Project and the Urban Agriculture Movement

By Stephanie Lorek Stephanie Lorek is an advocate for urban gardens and the outdoor learning movement. As an Educational Consultant at All Our Kin, she works with child care providers in their gardens and outdoor spaces.  When people think of … Continue reading

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A Hamden family child care provider reopens her program with help from All Our Kin

When Geraldine Elliott first started a family child care program as a young mother over twenty years ago, she felt isolated from sources of support and ill-equipped to manage her business. Although she loved taking care of kids, eventually, she … Continue reading

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