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.

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.

School Anxiety

Learn why so many children are nervous about going to school -- and what you can do to help.

7 Hints for Easing Kids Through Childcare Changes

What parents can do to smooth the transition between caregivers for their toddlers.

The 6 Myths of Early Childhood Education

Preschool and other early childhood education programs -- here, we factcheck the biggest misconceptions about them.

Interview Questions for Day Care

When meeting with day care directors or caregivers, don't be afraid to ask as many questions as you need to in order to feel comfortable. It's a good idea to have a written list with you so that you don't forget a key query.

Day Care's Note to Parents to 'Get off Your Phones!!' Goes Viral

This day care center wants parents to show their children how important they are by stowing away their phones at pickup time.

Child Care: How to Find Quality Child Care

Need to go back to work after maternity leave? Here's how to find the best child care for your baby or toddler.

Child Care: Tips for Choosing a Good Day Care Center

Ready to choose a day care center? Watch for tips to help you choose the best one.

Child Care: How to Find a Family Day Care Center

Looking for a family day care center? Learn how to choose the best family day care center for your baby.

Why Do Moms Have to Go Back to Work Before They're Ready?

A tragedy sheds light on the need for better family-leave policies.

Heartbreaking: Toddler Accidentally Suffocated Under Bean Bag at Daycare

A toddler in Utah has died after a daycare staffer unknowingly suffocated him under a bean bag chair.

Tips for Choosing a Good Day-Care Center

Choosing a day care can be overwhelming. Follow these steps to find the right center for you and your child.

What to Expect From the New Rules for Daycare Food

Healthier changes are on their way--but do the new daycare food rules go far enough?

A New Study Says Daycare Doesn't Make Kids Aggressive

A recent study revealed that the amount of time kids spend in daycare has little effect on aggressive behavior.

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?