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Choosing childcare for dummies

Author: Ann Douglas
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2004.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The demand for child-care spaces is huge. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 13 million children under the age of six spend some or all of their day being cared  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Douglas
ISBN: 0764537245 9780764537240
OCLC Number: 53844477
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction.Part I: Getting Started: Choosing Childcare 101.Chapter 1: Getting a Bird's-Eye View of What's Involved.Chapter 2: What's on the Menu? Understanding Your Child-Care Options.Chapter 3: Ages and Stages: Making Childcare Work for Your Child and Your Family.Chapter 4: Adding Up Your Dollars and Sense.Chapter 5: Playing Day-Care Detective: Investigating the Quality of Care.Part II: Out-of-Home Childcare: Evaluating the Big Three.Chapter 6: Evaluating a Day-Care Center.Chapter 7: Sizing Up a Family Day Care.Chapter 8: Figuring Out Where Nursery Schools and Preschools Fit In.Part III: In-Home Childcare: Deciding Whether Nanny or Uncle Danny Can Do the Job.Chapter 9: Searching for an In-Home Caregiver: Mary Poppins, Where Are You.Chapter 10: All in the Family: Hiring a Relative to Do the Job.Chapter 11: Me? An Employer?: Hiring Domestic Employees.Part IV: Wanted: Part-Time and Occasional Childcare.Chapter 12: When Plan A Fails: Having a Backup in Place.Chapter 13: Not Workin' 9 to 5: Childcare during Offbeat Hours.Chapter 14: The Baby-Sitters' Club: Finding a Teenage Sitter.Part V: The Part of Tens.Chapter 15: Ten Tips on Easing Your Child into a New Child-Care Arrangement.Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Feel Connected to Your Child's Day-Care "Family".Chapter 17: Ten Signs That Your Child-Care Arrangement Is in Trouble.Chapter 18: Ten Child-Care Resources and Organizations.Index.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Ann Douglas.
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