Childcare

Finding the right childcare is a big deal, and it's no wonder -- is there anything more important than your child? Here you'll learn about the various types of child care, get advice on which is right for your situation, and find information to help you find the right person to take care of your toddler or preschooler.

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10 Gifts to Give Your Daycare Teacher to Show Them How Much You Care

Say thank you to your childcare providers with any one of these extra special gift ideas—for a year of extraordinary circumstances—sure to bring a smile to their face.

Reddit Shares Daycare Costs Around the World and Now We Want to Live in Finland

Parents know all too well about the rising costs of child care in America, but you'll never believe how the U.S. stacks up against countries around the globe.

Many Child Care Centers May Have to Close Without Government Assistance

Approximately two out of five child care centers—and half of those who are minority-owned businesses—say they will close permanently without additional public assistance, according to a new report.

What Are the Different Types of Child Care?

Looking for some extra help with your children? Learn more about the different types of care options—such as nannies, babysitters, au pairs, mother’s helpers, and daycare centers—and choose the best one for your family.

North Carolina Health Officials Report COVID-19 Clusters at Daycare Centers

The CDC outlined measures for daycare centers to safely reopen, specifying that sick children should stay home and urging providers to have plans in place for how to respond to outbreaks.

Is It Safe to Send My Child Back to Daycare During COVID-19?

Daycares are reopening in states across the country and likely near you. But are they safe as COVID-19 cases still exist? Here’s what you need to know about the safety measures daycares are taking to protect your children.

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5 Tips for Vetting and Hiring a Nanny

Parents should feel completely comfortable with their child's part-time caregiver. Here are some tips for conducting a background check, narrowing down criteria, and picking the perfect nanny.

How We Pulled Off the Perfect Nanny Share

I bumped into my pregnant neighbor while waiting to get an ultrasound and we decided to try a nanny share on a whim. Here are a few key takeaways from our successful nanny share that may help you.

Police Investigating Viral Video of Daycare Worker Pulling 3-Year-Old Girl's Hair

Amyra Wilson's parents only learned what happened to their daughter after disturbing footage of the alleged abuse was leaked to the public.