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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We Make Six Figures But Student Loans and Daycare Are Keeping Us Broke
Currently, one in eight Americans has student loan debt, and 63.1 million have children under 18 living at home. We're in both camps, and we're broke.
Post-Quarantine Parents Are Keeping Kids Out of Daycare for Financial Reasons—But is It Working?
Daycares have reopened, but almost none of my friends have sent their kids back. For many, it's a financial choice; the pandemic's effects on parents' income and careers have been devastating.
How Shelling Out for Daycare Costs Helps You, Your Kids, and the Economy
Though it's a major expense for most families, consistent child care for children of working parents provides economic, educational, and personal value. Here's why it's a good bang for the buck—not just for families, but for us all.
Child Care Costs Are Why I'm Not Having More Kids
The rise of "one and done," only-child families in the United States is largely due to skyrocketing child care costs. At this rate, can working parents even afford to...work?
KinderCare Is Offering Families a Free Day of Child Care Because Parents Need It in 2020
Parents of kids aged 6 weeks to 12 years can cash in on a much-needed free day of child care from now until the end of the year.
Yale Study Suggests Child Care Does Not Contribute to Spread of COVID-19
Finally, some good news for parents: Daycare centers using proper public health and safety measures are not associated with an increased risk of coronavirus transmission, according to a new study of more than 57,000 child care providers.
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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.

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.