Blogs and Articles


A Look at the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act 


No Decisions Made About You Without You: Nevada’s Strategy for Supporting Family, Friend and Neighbor Child Care

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Home Grown’s Response to the White House Student Loan Forgiveness Announcement

Home-based Child Care

Public Service Loan Forgiveness for Home-Based Child Care Providers


How Wendy Advocates as an FFN Caregiver


Home Grown Celebrates the Introduction of the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act

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Reflections from a Provider Mentor


Introducing the 2022 Leading from Home Provider Leaders

Home Grown is thrilled to introduce the second cohort of provider leaders in our Leading from Home initiative. Leading from Home seeks to invest in and strengthen providers and families to inform policy decisions and actions. Meet the newest cohort.
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The Kids Are Alright: Children (and some Grown-Ups) Explain How Home-Based Child Care Prepared Them for School and Life


Subsidy Access for Home-based Child Care Providers


One Year into the American Rescue Plan Child Care Investment

A look back at one year into the American Rescue Plan child care investment and what to look forward to.
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Generations of Kids Get Their Smarts and Their Resilience in Home-Based Child Care

Enrolling my children in a home-based childcare program “was the best decision I ever made,” says Lisa, who still gathers with lots of other alums for Benu’s summer barbeque. Benu “is everybody’s mom,” according to Lisa. She’s raised dozens of children, become the surrogate aunt or grandma to their working parents, and is a mentor teacher for other home-based childcare providers in California.