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YMCA Early Learning Childcare Is Safe, Nurturing and Open

At Boll Family YMCA and Farmington YMCA, young children are preparing for kindergarten in a safe, fun environment. Reserve a spot for your child.

A New Reason to Play Outdoors

Learn why the children at Alpine Academy in Oakland Charter Township get outside as much as possible.

MISD Offers Daycare for Children of First Responders

The Macomb Intermediate School District is offering emergency child care for children birth to age 12 whose parents are frontline workers in Macomb County during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on for more information about this service.
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Tips on How to Find Babysitters in Your Area

Parents have lives, too, and that means the kids sometimes need a sitter! Here's how to find babysitters in your area to help you out when you need it.
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What is the Going Rate for Babysitting?

Sources say $10 to $15 per hour is typical, but age and experience make a difference when it comes to what you pay a sitter, so what is the going rate for babysitting? Find out here.
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Kids Who Attend Day Care Are Better Behaved Than Those Who Don’t

A study out of France found that children who attend day care are better behaved and more social than those cared for at home.
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Detroit Parent Collective Co-working Daycare

Get the scoop on metro Detroit's first-ever combined co-working space and co-op preschool, Detroit Parent Collective.

Tips for Choosing a Day Care for Your Child

Experts offer advice on what to consider when choosing a day care for your child.
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Top 13 Babysitter Interview Questions for Parents to Ask

Want to ensure your sitter isn't a 'psycho'? Safety, experience and personality all matter. These babysitter interview questions can help you find the right fit.

How to Cope With Sending Baby to Daycare

Are you ready to send your child to daycare? It's a tough choice for many parents. Here's advice for moms and dads on how to cope with sending baby to daycare.

‘Real Life’ Child Care with Detroit Playcare

A mom of three launched her on-site child care business last November. Learn more about it here.

Local Daycare Centers, Au Pair Services and Nannies in Southeast Michigan

Browse this roundup of local daycare centers, nanny information and au pair-matching services to find the right childcare service your your brood.