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  • n. a service involving care for other people's children


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  • According to Christie, the bipolar mom of a bipolar son diagnosed at age ten and two other nonbipolar children, some of those stressors include treatments that tax her already limited finances, shifting child care arrangements, disrupted schedules, employers who get testy over her unexpected absences, and finding time for herself when her child needs her 24/7.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • With dual-career families composing over 50 percent of families with children in the United States and the number of children being diagnosed with bipolar disorder on the rise, careers and families are faced with a whole host of problems, from finding adequate child care and support to dealing with bosses and negotiating absences.

    The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child

  • Photo: #Avery Bennett, 3, eats vegetable pesto lasagna at an evening child care program offered by Community Action Brattleboro Area Thursday April 15, 2010.

    News & Features from Minnesota Public Radio

  • Here at NWLC, you work on child care and education and health care and welfare and employment - and there's no reason that work should be drowned out by a cultural jihad.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama at the National Womens Law Center

  • My Uncle Tom had decided that I needed a little protection, and had sent me one of his bio-engineered creations that had been designed to be a combination serving wench, child care worker, dancer, and God-Awfully-Deadly body guard.

    Lord Conrads Crusade

  • At a much more popular level, the transfer of the idea of recapitulation into general thinking is exemplified in its expression in a book on child care that was a handbook in many thousands of American homes in the mid-twentieth century.


  • An important study about an old program called Abecedarian, in which children from low-income families, almost all of them black, received full-time educational child care from infancy through age 5, said kids were three times more likely to go to college.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama to the National Conference of Black Mayors


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