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Are Any of the Paid Family Leave Plans Actually Any Good?
A guide to the FAMILY Act, New Parents Act, and Cradle Act.
Manhattan Mom Sues Nanny for Feeding Her Baby Formula
Lynn Wojton says she is “very upset” her doula didn’t wake her up to breastfeed.
Everything to Know About Elizabeth Warren’s Universal Child-Care Plan
The plan would be funded by an “ultra-millionaire tax.”
The Wing Will Soon Offer Short-Term Child Care
The women’s-only co-working space is expanding to babysitting services and children’s classes this winter.
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What It’s Like to Be a Baby Nurse for Wealthy Manhattan Families
“Where I come from in the Caribbean they do think it is a bit strange that these white people in New York City can’t take care of their own babies.”
Democrats Are About to One-Up Ivanka Trump on Child Care
They’re introducing a child-care bill that’s more comprehensive than Ivanka’s.
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A New Day-Care Center Blooms in Brooklyn
Architect Dennis George and designers Anishka Clarke and Niya Bascom transformed an old thrift shop’s basement into a bright center for kids.
What Do Working Families Need Even More Than Paid Leave?
It starts with a “c” and ends with “care,” according to the New York
What I Remember About the Moms Who Paid Me to Babysit
Looking back, now that I’m a mom.
Ivanka Trump’s Paid Leave Reportedly Includes Dads Now
It looks like the plan was revised after facing criticism.
Urban Outfitters Employees Say the Company Is Making It Harder to See Their Kids
Reportedly, the company’s headquarters will end flexible scheduling.
Single Moms Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Child Care and Getting an Education
It’s time to stop treating school like a luxury.
Ivanka Trump Is Reportedly Already Pushing for Child-Care Legislation
According to a source on Donald Trump’s transition team.
Mariah Carey Explains Why She Can’t Give Up the Bad Side of Her Face
It was originally caused by bad lighting and makeup.
This Is the Only U.S. State Where Child Care Is Actually Affordable
American families regularly spend more than 7 percent of their income on child care.
YMCA Offering Free Child Care in Some Locations for Election Day
The two-hour drop-off service will be available for kids from age 2 to 12.
Child Care Is Really Freakin’ Expensive and This Study Proves It
A new report finds that child care is expensive and sometimes hard to find.
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
Show the Nannies?
In a show full of candor, the kids’ child care is invisible
The Child-care Services Trump Says He Provides His Workers Don’t Exist
They’re programs for his hotel guests, not his employees.
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Obama’s Legacy for Women Shows a Feminist President Is Not Enough
His speech last week bore a striking resemblance to the promises he made to women on the campaign trail eight years earlier.
Hillary Clinton’s Child-Care Plan Would Be Monumental
For now, it’s just talk, but that’s a start.
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Women Built a Career Site to Combat the Motherhood Penalty
And other things men hold against women in the workplace.
Once I Was a Nanny — Now I’m Just Another Anxious Mom.
Even though I want to be the cool mom, the one who
Ask Polly: Should I Have a Baby or Establish My Career First?
Choose both. Choose the career AND choose the baby.
Can We Solve Our Child-Care Problem?
The State of the Union is just the start.