Building Healthy Futures

health  |  Safety  |  well-being

We bridge physical health, social-emotional well-being as well as early learning which allows us to advocate for best practices and policies in Colorado. 

Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month!

Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month!

While it is a well-known fact that breastfeeding has numerous benefits to both the parent and child, up to 60% of breastfeeding moms stop sooner than is recommended*. Child care programs can support parents and employees who choose to breastfeed by implementing...

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Get Outside!

Get Outside!

It is summer and that means outdoor play! Getting children outside increases physical activity, encourages social interactions, and can even promote sleep. And until children are vaccinated, being outdoors is a safer choice to protect against COVID-19.     ...

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Why early childhood Matters

90%

of brain development occurs before a child's first day of kindergarten

A child's vocabulary at

age 3

can predict third grade reading level, a strong indicator of lifelong success

Employee absenteeism due to unreliable child care costs U.S. businesses

$3 billion

annually