Artsy Thursday 2020

We’re celebrating the Week of the Young Child and today’s theme—Artsy Thursday—is all about children getting creative. Art of all ...more

April 16, 2020

Work Together Wednesday 2020

It’s Work Together Wednesday—time to build something together! When children build together with each other and adults, they explore math ...more

April 15, 2020

Tasty Tuesday 2020

It’s the Week of the Young Child, and today is Tasty Tuesday. Yum! Staying healthy, getting active, and eating nutritious ...more

April 14, 2020

Music Monday 2020

During these challenging times, it’s even more important to give our children hope. Join thread today as we kick off ...more

April 12, 2020

Why Child Care Is So Ridiculously Expensive?

Derek Thompson, staff writer for The Atlantic, explains the three broad reasons early childhood education now costs as much as ...more

December 4, 2019

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Ready Campaign, which promotes family and community ...more

August 30, 2019

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Did you know that about 1 in 5 (19%) children in the U.S. are obese? September is National Childhood Obesity ...more

August 29, 2019

Healthy Social and Emotional Development

  Beginning with your baby’s very first smile, your child is continually learning how to interact with others. As your ...more

July 18, 2019

New Report: How CCR&Rs Help Communities

Child Care Aware of America recently released “Closing the Gap: How CCR&Rs Can Help Communities Meet Their Child Care Supply ...more

June 4, 2019

Three Things Parents Should Know About Play

1. Play is a powerful learning tool. Children learn as they play. Play is the laboratory where children discover new ...more

May 24, 2019