Family, Friend, and Neighbor Child Care: Supporting Diverse Families and Thriving Economies

The most widely used form of child care in America is family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) child care. It is also the care that gets the fewest resources and support. This publication provides information about FFN care, the families who use this care, and recommendations for supporting FFN care.

Children and Chalk

A Look Back at Home-based Child Care in 2022 and Our Hope for 2023


The Love’s Baked In: Holiday Foods Nurture a Child’s Belly and Soul

The holidays are a time when many people gather around meals to celebrate the season. Home-based child care providers dish up an extra helping of love with celebratory treats and traditions.

Home Grown Is Growing Up: We Are Three!