Citations with the tag: CHILD care
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- Mentoring foster youth.
Landrieu, Mary; McCaffrey, Eileen // Hill; 6/9/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 66, p25
In this article, the author discusses the importance of child care in the U.S.
- Extra-frills pay dividend for child centers.
Fisher, Christy; Smith, Therese Kauchak // Advertising Age; 7/27/92, Vol. 63 Issue 30, p28
Offers a look at time-saving services being offered by child care centers. KinderCare Learning Centers; Extra conveniences such as haircuts; Metamorphosis of child care; Much easier to keep a customer than recruit one; Sunrise's offering of drop-offs for dry cleaning and shoe repair; Education...
- Chicken pox relief spotted.
Fisher, Christy; Smith, Therese Kauchak // Current Health 2; Mar1992, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p15
Discusses the use of the drug acyclovir in the treatment of children with chicken pox. Test results; Fewer spots and less itching; Pending approval by the US Food and Drug Administration.
- U.S. Department of Labor Report.
Fisher, Christy; Smith, Therese Kauchak // Congressional Digest; Nov88, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p260
Gives excerpts from `Child Care: A Workforce Issue,' a recent report by the US Department of Labor. Federal funding; State and local; Employer-assisted care; Workforce trends; Availability; Affordability.
- Department of Labor Report.
Fisher, Christy; Smith, Therese Kauchak // Congressional Digest; Feb1990, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p34
Presents information on child care from a 1988 report prepared by the U.S. Department of Labor, focusing on the amounts and types of child care in states and local areas, employer-provided child care, and the affordability of child care for low-income families. Statistics on working mothers;...
- What it's like to be an au pair.
Fisher, Christy; Smith, Therese Kauchak // Cosmopolitan; Dec91, Vol. 211 Issue 6, p86
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- Child-care solutins for parents who travel.
Gardner, Marilyn // Christian Science Monitor; 11/14/96, Vol. 88 Issue 245, p12
Presents information on child care solutions for parents who travel in the United States. Details on The Partnership Group, a child-care resource and referral agency in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania; Comments from Linda Sterthouse, vice president of development at the Partnership Group; Child care...
- Day care--as indispensable as it is imperfect.
Gardner, Marilyn // Christian Science Monitor; 4/9/97, Vol. 89 Issue 93, p15
Presents information on child-care in the United States. Citing the First Baptist Church's closure of its day-care center; Societal response to working mothers; Comments from Claudia Wayne, executive director of the National Center for the Early Childhood Work Force in Washington.
- Quest for good child care intensifies.
Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor; 7/25/97, Vol. 89 Issue 168, p1
Focuses on child care concerns in the United States in 1997. The search for high quality child care; The exorbitant cost of child care; Lackadaisical state licensing requirements for child care providers; Federal legislation attempting to deal with the child care crisis; Attempts at installing...
- Boston answers call for after-school care.
Zipp, Yvonne; Savides, Steven // Christian Science Monitor; 3/22/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 81, p3
Discusses a child care program in Boston Massachusetts and compares the program to those of other cities in the United States.
- Who's minding the sick children?
Zipp, Yvonne; Savides, Steven // Children Today; Jan/Feb84, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p2
In Tucson, Ariz., it's likely to be a trained health care aide, sent to rescue working parents by the Sick Child Home Health Care Program. The program provides on-call, in-home health care for children who are ill--and brings peace of mind to parents confronting the demands of work and family life.
- Planning after-school activities.
Zipp, Yvonne; Savides, Steven // Children Today; Mar/Apr84, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p28
Planning after-school activities for young adolescents. Findings from a survey of parents is discussed here. It will assist schools, youth-serving agencies, and community organizations plan and conduct after-school activities for 10- to 15-year olds. Footnotes.
- The latchkey kids.
Zipp, Yvonne; Savides, Steven // Children Today; May/Jun84, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p23
A new program called check-in programs is beginning to solve the day care problem for children of working parents. The check-in programs are designed to provide flexible care and supervision for older elementary and junior high school children, who are assigned to a trained, neighborhood-based...
- Maintaining children at home.
Zipp, Yvonne; Savides, Steven // Children Today; Sep/Oct84, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p14
A description of Maine's experience with home-based services for children and adolescents and their families. Since 1980, the program has been cost-effective and successful in maintaining children at home and developing linkages for their families' continued support.
- The EveryBuddy Program: An integrated after-school program.
Ledman, S.M.; Thompson, B. // Children Today; Mar/Apr91, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p17
Offers a look at the EveryBuddy Program, Virginia's new integrated after-school day care-recreation program. Historical perspective of Chesterfield County, a suburb of Richmond; The solutions of the Chesterfield Community Services Board; Key ingredients of EveryBuddy's success; Outcomes...
- After-school child care: Dilemma in a rural community.
Ledman, S.M.; Thompson, B. // Children Today; 1992, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p16
Presents the solution to finding after-school child care when moving into a rural community. Project Home Safe, an American Home Economics Association (AHEA) program; Getting started; Surviving; Meeting needs; Outcomes of the after-school child care effort; Changes in the community; The future.
- How to choose family day care.
Ledman, S.M.; Thompson, B. // Children Today; 1992, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p27
Focuses on the process of selecting family day care. Day care choices; Referrals; Phone interviews; Important questions to ask; Personal interviews; What to be aware of at the day care center; Safety and health concerns; Making a decision.
- National Child Care Information Center.
Ledman, S.M.; Thompson, B. // Children Today; 1995, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p4
Focuses on the National Child Care Information Center. Promotion of child care linkages at the national level; Dissemination of child care information; Funding from the Administration for Children and Families.
- Care around the clock: Developing child care resources before 9 and after 5.
Ledman, S.M.; Thompson, B. // Children Today; 1995, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p8
Highlights the report published by the United States Department of Labor Women's Bureau entitled, `Care Around the Clock: Developing Child Care Resources Before Nine and After Five.' Practices in developing non-standard hours child care.
- The California child care initiative: Ten years later and still going strong.
Brown, Jan; Lee, Ted // Children Today; 1995, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on the California Child Care Initiative, a project created to address the shortage of licensed quality child care in California communities. Recruitment and training of family day care providers; Funding for the project; Local and statewide alliances of funder and volunteer involvement....
- Census data on child care.
Brown, Jan; Lee, Ted // Children Today; 1995, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p9
Reports that the Bureau of Census has released preliminary findings from the 1993 Survey of Income and Program Participation on child care for children under age 5 with working mothers. Weekly cost of child care; Percentage of income allocated for child care; Increased use of organized child...
- Choosing quality child care.
Brown, Jan; Lee, Ted // Essence (Essence); Jul96, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p114
Presents tips in selecting a child-care program from the Child Care Action Campaign. Important areas to assess; Facilities; Caregivers' attitudes; Child-care resource and referral agencies.
- Many `family child care' settings inadequate, study finds.
Cohen, Deborah L. // Education Week; 4/20/94, Vol. 13 Issue 30, p7
Reports on a study released by the Families and Work Institute concerning the quality of child care in the United States. Sampling methods used; Percentage of families using family-child-care providers; Key features of good care.
- Reviews of professional periodicals.
Smith, Charles E. // Federal Probation; Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p77
Review the article `Satisfaction with Child Care Arrangements: Effects on Adaption to Parenthood,' by Laurie Leventhal-Belfer, Philip A. Cowan, and Carolyn Pape Cowan in the Apri; 1992 issue of the `American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.'
- Promises, promises: `Choices for Women' in Canadian and American child care policy debates.
Teghtsoonian, Katherine // Feminist Studies; Spring96, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p119
Reports that debates on child care policy proposals in Canada and the United States included feminist-sounding arguments supporting their preferred policy options. Emphasis on the need to facilitate `choices for women'; Assumption of women's roles and support for policy options; Failure to...
- Infectious diseases of childhood: A comparison.
Teghtsoonian, Katherine // Good Housekeeping; Mar92, Vol. 214 Issue 3, p110
Presents a chart that compares several childhood diseases. Symptoms; Visual signs; Typical course of illness.
- Day care in the '90s.
Mitchell, Anne; Gage, Diane // Good Housekeeping; Sep92, Vol. 215 Issue 3, p174
Offers a guide to current childcare options and looks at what's coming up for the future. Where kids go when parents work; How companies are helping; The challenges to parents; A few predictions for the future.
- Alone at home.
Shelov, Steven P.; Isaacs, Florence // Good Housekeeping; Sep93, Vol. 217 Issue 3, p176
Discusses guidelines for parents in leaving children home alone. Importance of parents' confidence in their children's judgment; Talking to a child about his concerns to avoid risky situations; Gauging whether to leave a child alone after dark; List of numbers to call that should be made clear...
Shelov, Steven P.; Isaacs, Florence // Good Housekeeping; Feb94, Vol. 218 Issue 2, p58
Presents information on child care. Administration of oral rehydration solutions to treat children with diarrhea; Way to go about inviting an author or illustrator to read to children in the classroom; Strategy to get children to help with the laundry; Survey of American high school students...
Pruett, Kyle // Good Housekeeping; Mar94, Vol. 218 Issue 3, p56
Presents questions and advice on various child care-related problems. Impact of replacing a family dog right after he passes away; Inability to get children to help around the house; Parents' concern over their children's exposure to drugs in the community; Grandparents' concern over their...
Pruett, Kyle // Good Housekeeping; Mar94, Vol. 218 Issue 3, p96
Presents various child care tips. Ten ways to make children feel special; Cold-busting health and hygiene habits for children; Special tearoom for pediatric patients and their parents at the Babies Hospital in New York City; United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service's celebration...
- Mother and child.
Littell., May Ann // Good Housekeeping; Nov94, Vol. 219 Issue 5, p52
Features news and developments on child care. Includes ulcerative colitis; Appropriate dosage of fruit juice.
SerVaas, Cory // Humpty Dumpty's Magazine; Jan/Feb94, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p46
Answers questions on health care for children. Symptoms of allergic reactions to foods; Cat scratch disease.
- For parents and teachers.
SerVaas, Cory // Humpty Dumpty's Magazine; Jun94, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p46
Provides answers to various child-care related questions. Loss of hair on children; Importance of calcium in a child's diet.
- Ask Dr. Cory.
SerVaas, Cory // Humpty Dumpty's Magazine; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p46
Advises on child safety. Potential dangers of water slides; Importance of protecting children from the sun.
- Ask doctor Cory.
SerVaas, Cory // Humpty Dumpty's Magazine; Apr/May97, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p32
Presents tips for left-handed child and safety measures during calamities. Suggested ways for helping a left-handed child; Where to go when a tornado attacks. INSET: Tornado safety tips..
- Anger over'secrecy'on NCERCC decision.
SerVaas, Cory // Community Care; 4/22/2010, Issue 1815, p9
The article reports on the secretive issue regarding the decision for the National Centre for Excellence in Residential Child Care (NCERCC) in Great Britain.
- Tips For Traveling With Your Baby.
SerVaas, Cory // Jet; 07/10/2000, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p20
Offers advice about how to travel with a baby, including information about immunization, and child-friendly accommodations.
- Subsidy demands `rob' the poor.
Goldberg, Carol // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 10/27/97, Vol. 44 Issue 43, p1
Reports that federal laws on child care subsidy demands will result in competition between working poor families and welfare recipients in Long Island, New York. Limited number of day care slots; Requirement of welfare recipients to find work; Increase in children enrollment in child care...
- Las Vegas day care providers discuss real-world children's problems.
Cruz, Sherri // Las Vegas Business Press; 08/04/97, Vol. 14 Issue 31, p3
Reports on the state of the day care industry in Las Vegas, Nevada as of August 4, 1997. Child care issues that need to be addressed; Definition of quality care; State policy on child care.
- The two worlds of child care.
Scarr, Sandra // National Forum; Summer95, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p39
Discusses various aspects of child care in the United States. Child care and family life; Child care consumers; Characteristics of quality child care; Costs of child care.
- A day for day care.
Spethmann, Betsy // Parenting; Apr98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p71
Reports that the first annual Child Care Professional's Day will take place in the United states on April 24, 1998. How Child Care Aware will be celebrated; Nominations for Child Care Professionals of the Year Contest.
- Finding day care.
Spethmann, Betsy // Psychology Today; Feb86, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p36
The majority of children no longer grow up in the traditional family of a male breadwinner and a female homemaker and child raiser. As this trend continues, more and more working parents will be thrust into the frustrating and frightening business of finding the right day care.
- Child care initiatives in the states.
Spethmann, Betsy // Public Welfare; Fall95, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p44
Presents the results of a survey conducted by the American Public Welfare Association on state child care efforts in the United States. Common concerns of states; Innovations which are improving child are; Actions adopted by states in anticipation of the federal welfare reform; Debate over what...
- Let children choose their meals; they'll stay healthy.
Spethmann, Betsy // RN; Oct92, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p75
States that according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the healthiest children are frequently those allowed to choose their own meals. Details of the research; Originally published in `The New England Journal of Medicine,' volume 324 issue 4.
- Task force targets children's needs.
Spethmann, Betsy // Reading Today; Jun/Jul92, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p33
Discusses a new 27-member task force created by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Task Force on Meeting the Needs of Young Children to identify elements that propel children toward success; Former South Carolina Governor Richard W. Riley and pediatrician Linda A. Randolph to lead group;...
- Child care options and strategies.
Spethmann, Betsy // Single Parent; Jan/Feb86, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p26
A review of child care options and strategies for single parents.
- Naming a guardian.
Spethmann, Betsy // Single Parent; Mar/Apr87, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p12
Naming a guardian for minor children may be one of the hardest decisions a single parent ever makes, but in the event of that parent's death an already-named guardian can save the children extra trauma. Legalities of naming a guardian; Need for making a will. INSET: Criteria for choosing a...
- Where to find good care.
Bougere, W.; Grensing, L. // Single Parent; Mar/Apr88, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p26
A section of six articles examines child care options. Where to find good child care; How employers are becoming more involved in child care; Part-time `drop off' nurseries; The search for good baby sitters; How children interact in day care facilities; Day care facilities for children with...
- Move over, mom.
Andrews, C. // Texas Monthly; May89, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p142
Opinion. Describes a writer's efforts to find the ideal caretaker for her son, modeled after Aunt Bee of `The Andy Griffith Show,' and her resentment when the caretaker is too perfect.