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Child Care in Crisis: Connecticut’s Cautionary Tale

The following is the text of a blog written by All Our Kin CEO Jessica Sager as part of the National Women’s Law Center’s Child Care NOW guest blog series. The original blog post can be viewed here.  At the … Continue reading

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“Having a Safe Place for Your Children to Be Is a Tremendous Relief”: A New Collaboration Highlights the Link between Child Care and the Workforce

Child care advocates often emphasize the impact that early care and education can have on young children, for good reason – high quality child care has been shown to affect children’s outcomes long after they leave a program. However, the … 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 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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