Articles about child care


When both parents are on the front lines, who’s taking care of the kids?

Last updated: 07/02/2020

Tamiesha and Ernest Parris, 36 and 38, met on the job six years ago. Both nurses at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City, they dated in secret for years. Ernest...

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Without Child Care, There is No Economic Recovery

Last updated: 07/01/2020

As our country’s approach to the pandemic evolves from one of “containment” to “reopening the economy,” elected officials are hearing more and more about the child care industry...

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Parents and child care providers confront coronavirus difficulties

Last updated: 06/30/2020

Having a newborn baby is difficult enough, but Hillary d’Entremont never anticipated the challenges of raising an infant during a pandemic. D’Entremont, who gave birth in...

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Child-care centers say recovery at risk as they face closures

Last updated: 06/30/2020

New Jersey’s economic recovery is at risk because the child-care industry is on the verge of collapse, business owners and policy analysts told an Assembly committee at an...

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The Child Care Sector is Necessary to Restore our Economy

Last updated: 06/29/2020

Over the last 25 years of my career, which has focused on supporting a thriving economy and strong communities in Massachusetts, I have seen firsthand the benefits that reliable...

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Parents Going Back to Work After Pandemic Peak Struggle to Find Child Care

Last updated: 06/29/2020

The coronavirus pandemic has put a strain on the nation’s child care system. Many providers had to close due to stay-at-home orders that kept families away.  Now, as those...

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Vulnerable grandparents feel under pressure to provide childcare

Last updated: 06/27/2020

As the government announces further lockdown relaxations and parents are encouraged to go back to work, new data from Gransnet shows that a worrying proportion of at-risk...

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Childcare After COVID-19: Balancing Precautions While Building Interactions

Last updated: 06/23/2020

Childcare After COVID-19: Balancing Precautions While Building Interactions By Helen Livshits, Speech-Language Pathologist at The Hanen Centre & Janice Greenberg, Director of...

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How the Third Teacher can Teach Hygiene

Last updated: 06/15/2020

If the classroom is indeed the “third teacher” then how we shape our learning environments can significantly impact students’ behaviour to better cope with a pandemic reality...

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How To Prepare Your Toddler For The New Normal At Day Care, According To Experts

Last updated: 06/14/2020

Heading back to day care after a simple holiday break can be stressful, so going back after a months-long lockdown to a facility wrought with new procedures is likely to be even...

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