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Is It Time for the iPad to Babysit? Most Families Doing Distance Learning Won’t Have Outside Help

“Looking at it now that we have evidence of how easily it's been spreading at schools, I can admit to myself that I would have been sick to my stomach every day sending him to a building full of other people.”

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How Biden Wants to Help Parents Find Affordable Child Care That Fits Their Needs

By the time her son was born in 2017, “$1,000 a month only got my son half day care” at a good childcare provider, one mom said.

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The COVID Recession Is About to Make Life Much Worse for Women

Fewer than half of women are satisfied with thow they're treated in the U.S. The outsized impact of COVID-19 on women’s employment is sure to exacerbate that.

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There’s Still Time! Here’s Why It’s Important For All Latino Communities to Fill Out the 2020 Census

The deadline for this year’s 2020 Census was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so Americans now have until Oct. 31 to make themselves count.

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Childcare Centers Prepare For More Kids As Arizona Parents Go Back to Work

Childcare centers are quickly reopening locations they shuttered during the pandemic to accommodate families who are heading back to work.

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How To Actually Talk Politics and Keep the Peace With Your Family

Dreading that virtual reunion with family or friends in case politics rears its argumentative, polarizing head? Here’s how to safely speak your mind in 5 simple steps.

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This Working Mom Rediscovers Motherhood During COVID-19 Pandemic

Working mom María Jesús Cervantes said she knows today will be a Mother's Day like no other, but she wouldn't have it any other way.