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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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.
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Too Much Screen Time Is a Systemic Problem for Parents Struggling with Child Care

Research shows screen time increases threefold in the first three years of life and the lack of affordable child care may be to blame. 
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10 Tips From a Teenage Babysitter

Just because you're paying them to care for your kids doesn't mean you don't have a job to do, too. Consider this a crash course in teen babysitter etiquette.
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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.
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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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Get Ready for Day Care

Is your 1-year-old ready to leave home? Here's how to find the right place at the right time.
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What Are the Different Types of Child Care?

Find out all of the care options for your child, plus the pros and cons of each type.
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10 Texts You NEVER Want to Get From the Babysitter

What's worse than hearing your hair stylist say "uh-oh"? Getting any of the following texts from the person watching your kid. OMG.