Welcome to our Family Voices Blog/Vlog series! These stories, written by families like you, will elevate the contemporary triumphs, challenges, and opportunities present in their local child care settings and the child care system as a whole. So, grab your favorite cup of coffee or tea to enjoy while you immerse yourself in the real-world child care experiences of families from across the nation.
Your Voice Can Make a Difference!
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Alabama Family Advocates Make Lasting First Impression With Memorable Child Care Story
by Andy and Tametria Dantzler, Alabama Family Advocates
It is an honor to be the first family advocates from Alabama represented at this longstanding Symposium and rally. The energy, momentum and knowledge exchanged during this week-long advocacy experience will forever be etched in our hearts and minds.
May 9, 2018
VIDEO: The Importance of Finding a Child Care Center You Trust
by Sosha Chaney, Family Advocate
May 11, 2018
Sosha unfortunately had to bounce around from child care to child care due to lack of affordability. But in 2012 – she found the child care center of her dreams!
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Share Your Child Care Story!
Parent experiences with child care are both important and impactful! These stories can have a huge impact with regard to policy decisions; for example, they can help policymakers understand that they need to work to make child care more affordable or that the quality of child care needs to be improved.
Your voice matters, and your story can make a difference in the safety, quality, and affordability of child care!
We invite you to use the link below to share your child care story and would love to hear your thoughts on any of the following:
- provider compensation
- child care search, helpful child care information
- important considerations when choosing a child care provider
- relationship with child care provider
- the cost of child care, biggest child care related challenge
- determining high-quality child care
- keeping your child safe in a child care setting
- finding child care for a child with special needs
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