#86: 4 Things You Need to Know About Childcare

by | Oct 10, 2023 | Mompreneur, New parent, Podcast

Parenting in the First 3 Years Podcast

How does the ‘Child Care Cliff’ impact parents?

Child care is a big concern for parents, and its cost and quality can greatly impact families. 

Finding the right child care provider can be daunting, with steep costs and complex choices. I’ll share the various types of child care options available, provide you with five crucial questions to ask when choosing a provider, and share some personal stories to shed light on the real-world experiences of parents like you. Additionally, I’ll share why child care can be so expensive, offering insights into the factors that contribute to the cost.

The information, stories, and questions shared in this episode will help provide you with valuable insights and guidance as you navigate the path to finding the best child care for your baby. Choosing the right childcare provider is a big decision that can shape your child’s early years and your family’s well-being.

Topics Discussed:
  • Types of childcare
  • 5 questions to ask when choosing a childcare provider
  • Why is child care so expensive
  • Breakdown of childcare expenses
Resources:

www.costofchildcare.org

www.mother.ly/career-money/why-is-child-care-expensive

www.texaschildcarecourses.com

www.naeyc.org

www.childcareaware.org

 

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I’m a child development specialist, parent coach and teacher trainer. I’ve cared for countless babies in child development programs, plus 3 kids, 4 grand babies and 5 foster babies! I LOVE babies and would come hold yours if I could. ❤️

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