Child Care

Finding the right child care 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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6 Strategies Real Parents Use to Manage the Cost of Child Care
The skyrocketing costs of child care put a strain on nearly every family's budget. But these tips from real working parents can help you navigate this financial burden.
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?
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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.
How to Deal with Separation Anxiety in Children After COVID-19

As schools and daycares around the U.S. reopen, here's how to ease your child's separation anxiety and help them transition back to a pre-pandemic schedule.