About Us


We believe every family deserves excellence in early childhood programs.


We believe integrity is the bedrock of a successful parent-provider-child relationship. We value trust and honesty.


Respect between provider and families is an essential component to building lasting relationships with parents and their children.


We believe ongoing education and advocacy promotes positive early learning experiences, providing all children the opportunity to succeed.

Highly Qualified Staff

Kestin Barnes, the owner and operator of Tiny Hearts Family Childcare, has over 10 years of experience in the early childhood education field. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education (K-6th grade) from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls. She also has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development and a Certificate in American Sign Language Studies from Pine Technical and Community College.


Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide high-quality childcare in a safe, nurturing learning environment that addresses the cognitive, social, emotional, physical, and overall well-being of all children in care.



At Tiny Hearts Family Childcare we view each child as a unique individual and strive to meet children’s needs in a gentle, nurturing way. We value learning through play and believe that children best gain understanding of the world around them through authentic experiences and guided exploration. We also believe that Parent-Provider Partnerships are the cornerstone of a child’s early education and successful learning experience.

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