BCH’s Hearts of Compassion Initiative Expands in Liberia
Valparaiso-based Baptist Children’s Home (BCH) is pleased to announce it has hired D. Darius Smith to help expand the organization’s Hearts of Compassion initiative in Liberia. Smith is a Liberian citizen with a unique professional background in aviation, human resources, and data management.
Woman wants pregnant sister-in-law to babysit her kids during maternity leave
Post delivery is when the couple learns how to care for their baby and function as a family. During this time period, the mother needs to pay attention to her body for its smooth recovery.
Washington Child Care Providers To Receive One-Time Payment
This initiative has funding of about $7 million. The capital comes from two departments of Education and Early Learning. The partnering institutions are in King County and the City of Seattle. The money will go to about 12,000 childcare workers. The professionals expect to receive the one-time payment as retention bonuses. (source)
An exciting opportunity has arrived for airport workers who need help with childcare
City of Phoenix handing a check to Sky HarborSky Harbor press release. (Phoenix, AZ) The City of Phoenix teamed up with Sky Harbor employees to take care of their children. “The Airport Worker Child Care Scholarship Program targets the vital frontline workers who support the essential travel operations of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport,” Sky Harbor press release.
Back to school time is here and this daycare has you covered before, after and during school hours!
Whiz Kidz Preschool is known for their amazing staff. These are the people who are with you kids day in and day out, and you can trust them because the founder of Wiz Kidz, Martha Piccialo, is a mother and a former teacher! Whiz Kidz preschool has some of the best facilities around, making sure that the space is clean, cozy and functional. While they focus a lot on year-round learning, there are also plenty of spaces for active play and cozy corners for relaxing. Whiz Kidz just opened their newest location in the metro Phoenix area and they are currently enrolling and waiting for your child to learn and grow there! If you are talented and experienced in working with kids, then Whiz Kidz Preschool is looking for you! The Whiz Kidz group is looking for staff, find out more information about how to work with this exciting and fast growing business on their website. WhizKidzPreSchool.com @WhizKidzPreschool
New campaign announced to recruit foster care parents in Forsyth County and rest of Georgia
Little girl in foster care(Photo/Unsplash) (Forsyth County, GA) They say children are the future, but to reach their potential, they must be cared for in the present. But not all children are being raised in safe homes. That’s why Georgia officials just announced a new campaign in an effort to provide more caring homes for children in need in Forsyth County and beyond.
30 NJ Nonprofits Receive $17.5M in Grants Through Program Supporting Restaurants and Families in Need
Sustain and Serve NJ Program on Track to Purchase Five Million Meals from 430+ New Jersey Restaurants. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today announced plans to award grants totaling $17.5 million to 30 nonprofit organizations through Phase 3 of its Sustain & Serve NJ program.
Woman asks sister to drop Ivy League school plans
To which extent should one rely on their parents for money?. Living in the US can be costly, especially when one doesn’t have a stable job. Not to mention that the average living cost of a family of four is $3,440 without rent. Of course, it will vary depending on the state one resides.
'Selfish' Woman Refuses to Babysit Nieces for Sister-in-Law
Are family members required to provide free childcare services?. The pandemic caused a lot of issues in the economy, and one of the bigger ones was limiting the amount of access to affordable childcare. Many parents reported that childcare prices became too expensive during the pandemic, or finding a place to put their child was next to impossible.
Opinion: I hate it when my parents compare me with others.
** This is a work of non-fiction based on an actual event experienced by me first hand; used with permission. Parents compare children for a variety of reasons. Parental comparisons are often made to assess the child's progress or in an attempt to motivate a child. Children may feel pressured by these comparisons. This can lead to feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem (based on my experience).
Texas to provide funds if you want to open or expand a daycare
Texas makes it easier to start and expand childcare centers -Yan Krukov. As more companies move to Texas, the need for high-quality childcare increases. Parents need peace of mind about leaving their children at a daycare. They need to believe their little ones are well cared for and that they’re in a safe and clean environment. If you want to help meet that need, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) might have money for you.
This Hotel Offers Discounted On-Site Childcare to all Working Employees
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Pennsylvania Announces New Funding For Childcare Recruitment And Retention
With parents scrambling to find daycare for their children as they return to work, some relief may finally be on the horizon. Pennsylvania announced a new initiative to help recruit and retain childcare workers throughout the commonwealth. According to Gov. Wolf, it will offer $93 million to certified childcare providers for recognition bonuses, personal development, and recruitment to the critical field.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams, Alexis Ohanian, Bezos Family Foundation & Robin Hood contribute millions to fight child poverty
Currently 52% of New York City families with children under the age of four cannot afford child care. And one in every four parents has had to turn down a job, change employment, or take leave due to child care demands since the pandemic began. In New York City, there is now just one open child care space for every five babies.
Tennessee Senate passes bill requiring drunk drivers to pay child support if they kill a parent of a minor
A bill in Tennessee that would require drivers who kill the parent of a minor due to intoxication or aggravated vehicular homicide to pay child support was unanimously passed by the state Senate. House Bill 1834 had already been approved unanimously in the state House.
MacKenzie Scott-funded early childhood center & affordable housing breaks ground
Groundbreaking for Mercy Housing's Rose on Colfax.(Mile High United Way) (DENVER, Colo.) A new affordable housing development and childcare center -- funded in part by philanthropist MacKenzie Scott -- six miles east of downtown Denver broke ground Thursday.
Daycare Worker Refuses to Change Diaper
Should daycare workers be expected to care for children, even when they're off the clock?. The pandemic has come with a lot of struggles, especially in terms of childcare. Families are reporting having a harder time than ever securing affordable childcare, or even finding availability. For this reason, many have found they need to depend on family members or other loved ones to secure any form of childcare at all.
Parenting workshops now available for Pinal County residents
By Gretchen Pahia — NewsBreak — Pinal County, AZ. Pinal county parents of young children, or parents-to-be, are invited to attend an essential series of early childhood parenting workshops being held for residents.
Deadline looms for California child care grants—up to $249,999 available per grant
California Department of Social Services expects to distribute an estimated $100 million to eligible child care providers. Over the past few years, many California child care facilities have closed, causing what the state calls a “child care desert.” There are simply not enough quality child care programs and facilities to meet the needs of the state’s children. This has become an even greater concern as parents return to onsite work and need child care assistance.
Woodlake residents oppose using clubhouse for childcare
Woodlake residents voicing their opposition to a childcare at Woodlake Park to Council member Sean Loloee on February, 14, 2022.(Photo by Robert J Hansen) A group of about 20 Woodlake residents voiced their opposition to turning the Clubhouse at Woodlake Park into a daycare and on February 14 met City of Sacramento Councilmember Sean Loloee at the clubhouse to air their dissatisfaction with the City’s plan, claiming they were never notified of it.