Nap time story

What do you do when a child is brand new to your childcare and cries for mommy at naptime?  Ms. Devore, a seasoned provider of a small home—based childcare, makes creative use of whatever she had on hand to help a little girl feel safe and connected—and yes, eventually to fall asleep.


junk mail lullaby

Sometimes, our spur-of-the-moment decision and action are born out of years of experience caring for children.  In this extended version, we have the opportunity to hear from Ms. Devore the provider as well as the young mother of the child.  Interestingly, the mother herself was a child under Ms. Devore’s care many years ago!


Shopping List

This video is contributed by a provider. A video clip does not have to be professional and polished. Even simple video captured on a grainy cell phone camera can tell us a lot about how we are helping children learn and grow. From making a list and going shopping, a lot is happening in these brief clips.