I remember the day I realized I couldn’t afford the day care center I wanted. They had baby yoga and a curriculum I coveted. But the annual cost would have crippled our family. “The annual cost is more than your take home pay,” my husband said looking at the center’s application. The more affordable center [...]
Early Care & Education
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Childcare has been a front page news issue over the last week and it’s a good thing! Why? Because parents are planning to use their outside voices -- at the polls! Will you join me and thousands of moms, dads, and other advocates for kids to pledge to vote for early education in November? Just [...]
“We thought we were doing everything right,” said Jenny, a young mom and Fair Share supporter. “We thought we were so ahead of things, we had even started a college fund, but … no one told us what we needed was a child care savings fund!” While young parents like Jenny try to prepare for [...]
The summer Olympics are coming, and gymnastics are sure to be among the most popular events. But while parents of America’s young aspiring gymnasts -- and even other parents -- are watching the action, most of them don’t know that some gym mats and other foam equipment could pose a serious health risk. A recent [...]