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Early Care & Education

Working for quality, affordable childcare, preschool and early education support for all families who need it.


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  • “For the first nine month of my son's life I was lucky to have my mother watch him. When my mother decided to go back to school I had to find daycare. My husband and I are both employed full time, but we can barely afford childcare and we do not qualify for any assistance.”



  • “I've had to pay ridiculous amounts of tuition to find decent pre-K education. I look for small child to adult ratios and well-qualified teachers. I also like to see clean and attractive play spaces both indoors and outdoors...”



MomsBlogging on Early Care & Education

Treat Your Kids This Halloween With Social Emotional Skills

Posted October 26, 2016 by Abbie Gately

Halloween is almost here! Your kids will be transforming into witches and warlocks and getting lots of tasty treats. Yet this spooky holiday is more than dressing up and eating handfuls of candy corn--your children will be interacting with their peers and others in your community. As the NBC Education Nation Parent Toolkit highlights, “stellar [...]

Teachers Work in One of The Most Stressful Jobs. Join the #KidsThrive Tweetchat to Learn More!

Posted October 26, 2016 by Migdalia Rivera

Tweetchat Teachers are vital to our society. They teach and care for our children, oftentimes spending more hours with our littles then we do. Their role in our children's lives shapes their education and their social and emotional development. Today, teaching is considered one of the most stressful jobs in our nation. Not surprisingly, the [...]

Tell Congress: Make childcare more affordable!

Posted October 25, 2016 by Elyssa Koidin

Take Action!Candidates are talking about it. The media are talking about it. And, of course, we are (and have been!) talking about it! Childcare now costs more than college. Yikes! The struggles most parents in America have finding quality, affordable childcare for their little ones is getting a lot of attention these days from the [...]

Paid Family and Medical Leave is everywhere in #NH

Posted October 24, 2016 by Christina DAllesandro

Things are certainly changing different this election season. While there is a lot that is deeply disturbing, and a lot I will not want to remember after 2016 is said and done, but one thing that is worth acknowledging is that the discussion moved forward for families, and that Paid Family and Medical Leave has [...]

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