day care

Holiday Gift Ideas for Baby’s Caregiver

Photo: Public Domain Pictures
Photo: Public Domain Pictures
It's the holidays! Which means (for me) lots of cookies, time away from work, visiting family and some big meals. It also means making a holiday gift shopping list for the friends and family and neighbors in my life. This year, though, there's someone special that I want to be sure to thank: my son's... read more

When Your Family Is Your Day Care

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Every family has to tackle the "Who will take care of baby" question. In the case of a stay-at-home parent, it's the parent. In the case of two working parents, it gets more complicated as there are lots of options: Parents working opposite schedules, so a parent is always available Using a day care center... read more

Average Child Care Costs In Each State — Where’s Yours On This List?

Photo Credit: VeerPhoto Credit: Veer
Looks like college isn’t the only thing parents should save for. Child Care Aware of America (CCAA) recently reported that the cost of child care has increased to the point where some families simply can’t afford it. CCAA reported the cost of child care for infants, four-year-olds and school-age children, and found some unsettling... read more

Should Parents Be Anti-Daycare?

Photo: The Blush
Photo: The Blush
Over at our sister site The Blush, blogger Katie Hellmuth-Martin wrote an interesting post about how she never thought she'd send her daughter to day care, but gradually got over her fear and found that she loves having her daughter to what she calls "baby school." Check out her take here. What do... read more