Story Categories: Child Care

Bloom Child Care

Molly Miller set out in late 2019 with a vision for Bloom and worked tirelessly through a global pandemic to…

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Mis Primeros Pasos

This fall, we celebrate with Thania Centeno as she realizes her dream in starting a childcare center – Mis Primeros…

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A group of Somali immigrant women and their families celebrate behind a table with the CEI logo

CEI's Child Care Business Lab

Working mothers are leaving the workforce. Cynthia Murphy, Senior Program Director at CEI Workforce Solutions, saw the trend before the…

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Little Learners Homestead

Passionate about farms, food and children, Anna Wardwell, owner of Little Learners Homestead, LLC, in Hampden, Maine, had always dreamed…

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Rayitos de Sol

Children of working parents can spend up to half of their waking hours in child care. When that child’s first…

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Little Bird Child Care

In 2019, Stephanie was pregnant with her first child and knew that she wanted to return to work after the child was born, but despite searching her town…

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Children's Odyssey

[caption id="attachment_8678" align="alignleft" width="300"] Newly renovated Reed School: home to Children's Odyssey (right), and future affordable housing units (left)[/caption] Using…

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Seedlings to Sunflowers

Seedlings to Sunflowers, a start-up nonprofit childcare center in Gorham, broke ground on its new facility on Friday, November 10,…

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ARWO Learning Center

At ARWO Learning Center, located in Portland, Maine, you find faces of the future: ARWO’s young charges, and its founder,…

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Beansprouts

Sending a young child -- or infant -- to childcare is a reality faced by many working parents today. Three years ago, Angela Garrison found…

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