Daycare

Are you considering a daycare? Will you need part-time help or full-time placement? Learn the ins and outs of both in-home daycare and larger daycare centers, the pros and cons of each, and how to prepare your little one for this time away from home.

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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.
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.
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.
Separation Anxiety and Social Anxiety in Kids
Kids are facing a mental health crisis, with separation anxiety and social anxiety on the rise. Both conditions are treatable with the proper diagnosis. Here's what parents should know.
How to Keep Your Kid Safe in Daycare
When you drop off your child at daycare, you want to ensure they're staying safe. Learn what to look for in a child care facility, from background checks and licensing to health precautions.
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Mom Gets Death Threats After Saying She Won't Send Her Kid to Daycare With Obese Workers
She thinks the fat positivity movement has gone too far. We think she needs to check herself.
You Won't Believe How Much Parents Spend on Child Care, According to a New Survey
Child care takes a big bite out of many families' income. How much does daycare or a nanny take out of your budget?