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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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Ever had a good, bad, funny or sad experience with finding, paying for, or getting great childcare?

  • “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.”

    —Sara

    Oregon

  • “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...”

    —Bree

    Washington

MomsBlogging on Early Care & Education

Let's Make 2016 a MOMentous Year for Pennsylvania Families

Posted February 9, 2016 by Karen Showalter

MomsRising's Pennsylvania State Moms Force brought our voices to Harrisburg in January, reminding legislators that moms, dads and families around the state are counting on them to champion policies that boost our families and our economy including: Access to healthy food Affordable, high-quality early learning and childcare Universal, paid family leave Equal and fair pay [...]

A Young Single Mom’s Tips to Help Children Flourish Academically

Posted February 9, 2016 by Clarissa Trevino

All of us want our children to flourish academically. I, a new American and one-time teen mom, am no different.  Recently my son was the only first grader accepted to our local gifted program. I can't help but feel proud. Despite working two jobs and attending school full-time, I managed to engage with him in [...]

#MilitaryMonday: A New Series By and For #MilFams!

Posted February 8, 2016 by Sarah Howard

Welcome to #MilitaryMonday!  As a veteran, military spouse, and mother of two school-aged children, I am excited to be a part of this new MomsRising blog series. The military community regularly faces unique challenges. Our mission is to create a space where we can lift up military voices in honor of the courageous sacrifices that you and your family make each day [...]

#NHPrimaryConcerns - join the conversation

Posted January 7, 2016 by Christina D'Allesandro

New Hampshire gets a lot of attention these days, with so many candidates running around the state it is hard to avoid the hordes of media that are hot on their tails.  However, I ask you this - Are they talking about what you are interested in? Every Child Matters and MomsRising want to make [...]

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