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    Babysitter blues? VBS to the Rescue!
    Summer is coming, school is ending... help is needed.For 7 hours-a-day, 5 days-a-week, you knew exactly where your kids were and who was watching over them. And now, for the next 10 weeks, that person is you. This is a recurring nightmare for full...
  • Frequent drinkers may be negligent in supervising their children
    Frequent drinkers may be negligent in supervising their children
    Frequent drinking can result in a myriad of health and social problems. A new UCLA study has found that parents who frequently consume alcoholic beverages are more likely to inadequately supervise their children. In addition, it reported that...
  • Daycare business owners: How using childcare technology can save your center
    Daycare business owners: How using childcare technology can save your center
    When thinking of grabbing technology deals on the Internet, some folks limit themselves to the bargains they can receive for gadgets filling up Amazon’s “Today’s Deals” section. However, by expanding their philosophy to...
  • Middle-class economy focus of Obama's State of Union address
    Middle-class economy focus of Obama’s State of the Union Address
    President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday night before Congress. The booming economy and the plight of the middle class were front and center. Obama began:“We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen...
  • Childcare
    New reports share that childcare is still more expensive than college
    In a new study shared on Dec. 4 by CNN Money it states that childcare is still more expensive than the average four-year college. So far, the cheapest childcare to be found is in Louisiana, where only seven-percent of the median income is being...
  • Recall Alert: Children's toy warned hazardous
    Recall Alert: Children's toy warned hazardous
    A 5-year old girl from Katy, Texas was so attached to her easy Bake Oven that it took a group of firefighters to take it from her. The young girl's hand became stuck after she began playing with the toy recently purchased by her mother. The...
  • Michelle Obama shows how to dance with a vegetable
    Michelle Obama shows how to dance with a vegetable
    Did you catch First Lady Michelle Obama dancing with vegetables? Michelle Obama was leading a group of children at a Maryland daycare in a dance as part of her Let's Move! fitness campaign.Michelle Obama launched Let's Move! February 9,...
  • How children can build skills while being served
    How children can build skills while being served
    A national organization is recommending that caregivers and teachers at daycare centers and early education centers serve meals to children “family style.” The health and safety recommendations and guidelines were recently published by...
  • Identical twins double the fun!
    Local childcare solutions for your trip to Tampa
    Tampa Bay is a premier destination spot, and it’s no wonder with all the family friendly activities from beaches to theme parks. Families flood the Tampa area hitting up all the hot spots and have no trouble staying busy. But what happens...
  • Uplifting the Phila. community with empowering messages
    Uplifting the Phila. community with empowering messages
    The charter school versus public school debate isn’t over.Come fall 2013, a record 84 charter schools will be operating in the School District of Philadelphia.Yet, Philadelphians still want to know if charter schools are better than...
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    Working poor: five jobs exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act minimum wage
    Working poor is no fun. According to a study cited by the Huffington Post, raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would pull more than half of the nation's working poor out of poverty.In California, the minimum wage is $8.00/hour, while...
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    Mental health resources in Pennsylvania for parents and families
    Mental health resources are scarce these days and many families as well as caregivers experience great stress in locating resources. Unfortunately, the vast amount of individuals seeking out mental health treatment know where to turn. Despite the...
  • TweetPee app alerts parents when its time to change soggy diapers
    TweetPee app alerts parents when its time to change soggy diapers
    It used to be that parents could tell when their babies needed changing by simply using their natural senses—hearing (the child’s cries), touch (feeling a wet diaper) and, last, but not least, smell.However, it seems that in an age...
  • Kids excited to have Cat in the Hat read to them
    Nominate your child's preschool teacher for Teacher of the Year
    If you know an amazing preschool teacher or childcare provider in Dallas County, the Dallas Association for the Education of Young Children wants you to nominate him or her for Teacher of the Year. The DAEYC is accepting nominations until May 8th...
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    Childcare resources for Cleveland families and providers
    One of the most important decisions Cleveland area families face is finding childcare or daycare to care for their children when they can't. Fortunately there are two agencies that offer resources for parents find safe, inspected and...
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