Fact Sheet: Child Care

Families Need More Help to Care for Their Children

About half of all workers on U.S. payrolls today are women. Moreover, the majority of mothers, whether married or single, work outside the home, meaning that in most American families, all of the adults work and there is no full-time stay-at-home caregiver. This is not just a “women’s issue” since the changing nature of our families impacts men and women, adults and children. Indeed, as our population continues to rapidly age, more and more workers are finding themselves providing elder care to their aging parents as well…



8 Tips for Choosing Child Care

How to size up a child-care situation and pick the best one.

Whether you choose a formal child-care center, family day care, or in-home care, there are some basic things you should know and insist upon. To help you make this all-important decision, we’ve talked to mothers and other experts who have been in the child-care trenches. Here are eight ways to size up a child-care option…



Nanny vs Daycare

Are you choosing between nanny and commercial daycare? Watch this video for some inside information on commercial childcare centres. I have years of experience working within childcare industries and will never send my child to a commercial daycare.


25 Characteristics of a Great Nanny

Being a great nanny requires more than a genuine love of children. Nannies work long hours in private homes and most often work no supervision or daily oversight. Parents depend on their nannies to keep their children safe and well-cared for and to provide the highest level of childcare so that they can fulfill their personal or professional commitments…