From the Editor
- UNSUNG HEROES RELATIVE CARETAKERS IN CHILD-ONLY CASES. Edelhoch, Marilyn; Liu, Qiduan; Martin, Linda S. // Policy & Practice of Public Human Services;Mar2002, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p26
Focuses on the assistance given to relative caretakers in child-only cases in the U.S. Comparison between the stipend received by caretakers and foster care parents; Indication of longer welfare histories among caretakers; Factors influencing the separation of children from their biological...
- Important advice for parents. // USA Today Magazine;Aug94, Vol. 123 Issue 2591, p3
Discusses factors to consider by parents when selecting a child care provider. Safety of child; Promotion of child's health and nutritional needs; Caregivers' commitment and agenda for child; Caregivers' approach in dealing with child's inappropriate behavior; Promotion of child's self-esteem,...
- Children & Families. Jacobson, Linda // Education Week;11/04/98, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p17
Details the results of a study conducted by the National Center for Children in Poverty, on informal child-care arrangements. Common notion regarding informal child care; Why most parents prefer informal care provided by relatives rather than day-care centers or family child-care homes; Ways to...
- Holiday Gifts for Caregivers. Zahorchak, Jason // Parenting;Dec/Jan2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p55
Presents guidelines in expressing gratitude to children caregivers. Types of gifts that caregivers would appreciate; Options for giving ways of relaxation.
- Reliable after-school care--for free. Skruck, Kara // Working Mother;Oct93, p6
Features Kirsten Kirkpatrick's child care arrangement for her son Kevin. Involvement of other mothers; Benefits of having different caregivers; Kevin's adjustment to his varied schedule; Carpooling; Members of the `Mom Team'; Kirkpatrick's contributions to the `Mom team'.
- Caregivers rant! Wagner, Hilory // Working Mother;Feb2000, p18
Identifies common caregivers' complaints about parents regarding child care. Absence of everyday niceties such as acknowledging caregivers; Failures to maintain an open line of communication; Perceptions of illness.
- Child care: How does your state rate. Holcomb, Betty; Cartwright, Catherine; Dreisbach, Shaun; Hutter, Sarah // Working Mother;Jul98, p22
Presents the 1998 survey which rates child care around the United States, with reference to the pay scale of caregivers. Observation that low pay among caregivers result in high turnover rates; Efforts made to increase the salaries of caregivers and kindergarten teachers; Estimated number of...
- Canada's new and improved caregiver program. Sas, Catherine // Asian Pacific Post;12/4/2014, p20
The article reports on the launch of the Caring for Children and Caring for People with High Medical Needs program in Canada to boost the welfare of caregivers in the country in 2014.
- Child care on call. Hutter, Sarah // Working Mother;Sep98, p28
Offers suggestions on how parents can cope when caring for their children when a caregiver is sick or school closes. Information on the role of backup child care programs; Reference to a survey conducted by Hewitt Associates, LLC; Details on services provided by Children First Inc.; Cost of...