Daycare & Child Care

Child Care Costs, Searching for Quality Child Care and More

The author of Metro Parent's three-part series on child care discusses her own search for quality child care, the option of au pair child care and more.

The Sad State of Child Care

In our first story in a three-part series, we look at how the U.S. stacks up against other nations when caring for its children in cost, quality and safety.

Toddler Damian Sutton Tragedy Sparks Child Care Safety Debate

This Macomb County 2-year-old's death following an alleged beating by his mom's boyfriend raises the question: Who do you trust around your kids? Local moms weigh in with their tips and opinions.

Nanny Myths, Debunked

No: You don't have to be super wealthy. Learn why this highly personalized childcare option is the right fit for many parents, kids and families.

Top Tips from a Babysitter

It doesn't take magic to foster a good relationship with your kids' sitter. Try this advice from a nanny.

Choosing After-School Day Care

Here are some tips on making the right day care choice - and transition - with your kid.
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