Today, you have lots of different childcare options. Here you'll learn about childcare basics, and find information about daycare, babysitters, and nannies.

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It's Time to Leave Your Daycare Fears Behind

With stories of child care tragedies going viral, it's easy for parents to worry at daycare drop-off. Experts offer ways to work through the fears and find a daycare center that's right for you.
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Childcare and Working Parents: The Juggle Is Real

You can’t afford spiraling child-care costs, but you can’t afford not to work. Either way, you have no financial safety net. You’re scared, mad, and second-guessing your choices. We hear you.
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Babysitter Standards: New Mom vs. Experienced Mom

All moms want their kids to be in good hands when they're out, but second-time moms (or third, or fourth...) require a little bit less than newbies when it comes to babysitters.
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What Makes a Great Daycare

An insider's guide to choosing a high-quality program for your child.
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8 Tips for Choosing Child Care

How to size up a child-care situation and pick the best one.
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What's Up Moms Confess: I Love My Babysitter Except When She…

The What's Up Moms and friends get real about the tricky relationships we sometimes have with our children's caregivers. Catch a new episode on "Moms Confess" every Tuesday exclusively on