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05
Dec

Still no public daycare spots for children under 2 in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Lower profits, recruitment issues make it unappealing for operators EXCERPTS Despite the recent openings of two brand-new daycare facilities in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, the town still has no...
05
Dec

Research: Children of first-time mothers, those in home-based childcare log most screen time-

EXCERPTS Children’s average daily time spent watching television or using a computer or mobile device increased from 53 minutes at age 12 months to more than 150 minutes at 3 years, according to an analysis by...
05
Dec

The provincial government needs to fix the childcare system

EXCERPTSWhile planning my move from Calgary to Montreal with a toddler last year, I was in a state of joy. Not only is childcare largely subsidized in Quebec, but I had heard wonders about the CPE system. CPE stands for...
05
Dec

America's parents want paid family leave and affordable child care. Why can't they get it?

With so many women in Congress, the nation looked closer than ever to affordable child care and paid family leave. So far, nothing. We found out why. EXCERPTS CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The dilemma...
05
Dec

Opinion: The forgotten origins of paid family leave

In 1919, activists from around the world pressed governments to adopt policies to help working mothers. EXCERPTS Working mothers have never had it easy — but a century ago this weekend, they...
05
Dec

Challenges and prospects in the EU: Quality of life and public services

Eurofound Flagship Report series Excerpted from chapter 4Early childhood education and care services: Affordability and quality Introduction
05
Dec

Oh Canada! Our kids deserve better

Excerpted from the Introduction
05
Dec

Building the future: Children and the sustainable development goals in rich countries

Excerpted from the Introduction
05
Dec

Shifting gender norms and childcare in Canada

Book chapter in 'The Routledge Companion to Motherhood' Chapter abstract
05
Dec

In academia, a caste system for parents: Grad students, lower-paid workers say colleges fail test on rising child care costs

EXCERPTS Boston University is spending $10 million to upgrade its child care center, moving and expanding operations to a freshly renovated historic home that will offer staffing levels well above state requirements....

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