Parents face daunting challenges in finding quality, affordable, accessible child care, especially for very young children. Low wage parents face additional challenges, because voucher payments are so low that they cannot be used at many child care centers and they face punishing increases in child care fees for very modest increases in income.
December 2, 2010 - Nancy Rios and Ramon Salazar, who both work at a Panda Express restaurant, used to have a hard time coming up with the $250-300 a week that it costs to have a babysitter watch their three children in Oxnard, CA.
October 22, 2010 - "If I don't get help with child care I am going to be forced to quit my job. Even with a discount from our daycare provider, I have to pay $960 per week for our seven children. I only bring home $791 every two weeks."
October 21, 2010 - A major interdisciplinary study of child development emphasizes the importance of the first five years of a child's life in everything from their gene expression to their ability to properly read emotions in others.
October 20, 2010 - Brain Rules for Baby - The Parent Quiz from Mark Pearson on Vimeo. Mark Pearson talks about how to nurture young children so they'll grow...