Why Affordable Child Care Matters

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Child care center, Child care service, Childcare metairie

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Being able to stay home with a child full-time is a rare privilege these days. Most parents need to opt for some form of daycare service and full-time stay-at-home parents represent just one third of all parents in the U.S. Just one generation ago, that figure was at least 50%, with the mother usually trying at home with the children. Of course, times have changed and women are now much more accepted in the workplace and play a vital role in the financial wellbeing of their families.

In this context, as much as a quarter of all children aged five and under are in daycare, nurseries or some other form of organized child care. Sadly the provision for such care does not meet the demand with most (two-thirds) parents believing that