What “A Day Without a Woman” Reveals About Childcare in the U.S.

“Domestic work makes all other work possible.” This statement from the United Nations’ “Progress of the World’s Women” released last year has a lot of truth to it. If there’s no one to watch the children—whether it’s a parent or another caregiver—no one can go out into the world and be productive. But if we … Continued

Culture

Stop Calling Daycare “School”

The photo is captioned “Baby’s first day of school!” She’s twelve weeks old. I cringe. I drive by a daycare center in a shopping center. It’s called “Baby Academy” or something of the sort, with a graduation cap as part of its logo. I cringe. Last week someone in my community posted a message on … Continued

Parenting