from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The provision of care for a child, especially a preschooler, by an institution or a person other than a parent or guardian.
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- noun The act, practice, or occupation of
supervisingand taking careof young children.
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- noun a service involving care for other people's children
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And sometimes your childcare is a family member or your partner, who is not willing or able to watch your child when you are available yourself.
You see, after almost a year of being together daily, Bee’s partner in childcare is exiting our situation to stay home with his mom and new baby brother, and we are easing a new little boy into the mix.
Quality for childcare is usually measured by how much time the provider spends interacting with the children, as well as warmth, support and cognitive stimulation.
For these reasons, meningococcal infections that occur in childcare centers, elementary schools or high schools often cause panic in the community.
However, young men are doing more housework and are more involved in childcare today than ever, yet the outdated workplace expectations that induce bias avoidance remain ...
But children who spent the most hours in childcare had a slightly greater tendency toward impulsiveness and risk-taking at age 15 than teens who had spent less time in childcare, the researchers wrote in the journal Child Development.
Hepatitis B can be transmitted by nonsexual contact with infected household contacts or infected people in childcare settings.
Because meningococcus is contagious, outbreaks can occur in childcare centers and schools.
We should be able to share childcare, and it should be called childcare.
Access to affordable childcare is an area many in Northern Ireland will want to see improve.