26Apr
2017

What Do Working Families Need Even More Than Paid Leave?

If you’re a parent, here’s something you already know: Child care is extremely expensive. On Thursday, the New York Times reported on research demonstrating just how badly Americans need this to change. The report explains several relevant studies, the first of which followed a...

26Apr
2017

The 3 skills childcare workers need more than a college degree

Caring for young children is hard work, but it’s not rocket science. Unfortunately, no one has told that to the folks running the public preschool programs in Washington, DC. The District bureaucrats just mandated that by 2020 lead teachers must earn an associate degree,...

26Apr
2017

One huge thing to know before having a kid

Some expecting parents may forget to prepare for what will likely be their biggest expense when the baby arrives: child care. When asked how much they think it costs to raise a baby, 54 percent of people planning to have children in the next...

26Apr
2017

6 Tips For Getting Your Little Learner Ready For Kindergarten

It’s not too early to begin preparing your child for elementary school. As the end of a school year approaches and a new one looms on the horizon, parents and caregivers with preschoolers are attending kindergarten orientations and planning for their kids’ first elementary...

26Apr
2017

14 signs you are a millennial parent

You’ve already introduced your child to your favorite fandom. Okay, so maybe introduced is the wrong word, but how can you go wrong with a Harry Potter-themed nursery? And Khaleesi is a beautiful name. And of course, they need a Sonic screwdriver…and let’s not...