Hannah Lebovits, her husband and two young children live in a county in Texas that has not been as hard-hit by COVID-19 as neighbouring Dallas has been. After months of juggling childcare with full-time work from home, they found a summer camp that was instituting a long list of safety […]
A 6-year-old girl was kicked out of her daycare centre in Russellville, Arkansas, for wearing a Black lives Matter shirt. The girl’s mother said she told that her child wasn’t allowed to return because the shirts were encouraging racism, NBC-affiliate KARK-TV reported. The daycare told the news station that a […]
SpaceX has not closed its facilities despite the outbreak of a novel coronavirus, BuzzFeed reported on Friday. Elon Musk, the company’s founder and CEO, has downplayed the pandemic. Musk said on Twitter last week that “the coronavirus panic is dumb.” According to BuzzFeed, when word spread among SpaceX’s Redmond office […]
States are classifying grocery store employees as emergency workers so they can get free child care during the coronavirus pandemic. With people rushing to the grocery stores and panic-buying supplies, it’s important that those who are restocking the food and toilet paper can come to work. Vermont and Minnesota are […]
Heather Chisum discovered a note written on her 1-year-old son’s skin when he came home from daycare. The note, written in green marker, read, “Mum I’m out of diapers, pls read my report.” Her son’s daycare has since fired the teacher who made the note. Chisum is upset with social […]
A single working mum who formula-fed her daughter discovered her daycare provider had been secretly breastfeeding the baby for months. Upon discovery, the woman apparently said she was “saving” the baby from the “chemicals” in baby formula. The mum wrote into Slate’s advice column, Dear Prudence, to ask whether she […]
Three daycare workers in Illinois were arrested after they allegedly gave 2-year-olds melatonin-laced gummy bears to help them fall asleep at naptime. We don’t know whether melatonin is safe or effective for adults and we certainly don’t know whether it’s safe or effective for kids. Even if it were, naptime […]
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Child-care costs can exceed rent payments for the average American family, according to a new study by Child Care Aware of America, an advocacy group working to increase affordable child care in the U.S. The report, which analysed 2012 survey data, found that daycare fees for two children (an infant […]
She allegedly recorded the drugged-up kids on video.
"Not a child had a scratch."
[credit provider=”mooks262 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcook262/3725789003/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] When it comes to saving for retirement, Americans are woefully underprepared. A study by Bankrate.com found that around 28% of Americans have no emergency savings.Similarly, another 21% of Americans have some savings, but only enough to cover expenses for three months. Couple that with the […]
Yep, the new daycare facility is called grandma and grandpa’s house. The only cost is a lot of guilt.