From the Front Lines of Child Care: Irene’s Story

Longtime family child care provider Irene Moore talks about the difficulty of running her program…


From the Front Lines of Child Care: Robyn’s Story

Family child care provider Robyn Rice is struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic and hopes…


From the Front Lines of Child Care: Hopkins Early Learning Center

The Executive Director of an early care and education program talks about the difficulties of…


From the Front Lines of Child Care: Tammy’s Story

Tammy Neumann loves her job, but she’s worried the pandemic will make it tough for family child…


From the Front Lines of Child Care: Elisa’s Story

Family child care provider Elisa Vega is worried about what the future holds for families and her…


From the Front Lines of Child Care: Rdella’s Story

“I think people are seeing how important we are, and the Governor sees that too. We are very…


From the Front Lines of Child Care: Shirley’s Story

Family child care provider Shirly Toby is staying open to care for the children of essential…


A Middle-Class Mom Looking for Help

Viktoria Bjerke wants her children to have the best early childhood experience possible but she and…


Keeping My Kids in High-Quality Care

Kathy, a parent from Moorhead, describes how an early learning scholarship provided stability for…


Here We Grow

Rather than set unit topics and lengths, Here We Grow has provocations based on children’s…


Little Wonders

Observing nature on the lake is one of the perks of the location - they’ve seen geese, eagles,…