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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.”



  • “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

3 self-care practices that keep me sane

Posted September 18, 2015 by Renee Trudeau

Self-care is not about adding something to your to-do list, it’s about cultivating a kinder, gentler relationship with yourself. Renee Trudeau Our family is navigating some big transitions this month (who’s not, right now?!). As I shift into allowing myself to take life hour by hour, as needed, I rest in the reminder that I’ve got [...]

You Know What Congress Hasn't Seen?

Posted September 15, 2015 by Lauren Hipp

The marbled halls of Congress see a lot of lobbyists in pin stripes. You know what they haven’t seen? A giant family relay race packed with kids and aimed straight for the Capitol, all to support affordable, high quality early learning and childcare! Will you help fill the U.S. Capitol with moms and kids & [...]

Coloring for a Cause!

Posted September 3, 2015 by Lauren Hipp

It’s the dog days of summer and the kids are getting restless. MomsRising to the rescue!   We have an easy and powerful end of summer activity for the kids. It’s simple: just ask your kids, grandkids, and pint sized charges to color encouraging messages that support affordable, high quality early learning and childcare for [...]

Sacramento! Come Get Fed with Early Ed!

Posted September 3, 2015 by Donna Hoffman Cullinan

Calling all Sacramento MomsRising Members! Bring the kiddos and come connect with MomsRising as we munch on bagels and coffee and chat about early learning and healthy foods in California and beyond. Later this month we will be reminding our Washington, DC leaders that quality and affordable early learning programs set our kids up for [...]

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