Latest Childcare Stories

2010-10-20 14:11:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Workplace Options, a global provider of work-life and employee support services, today unveiled iFindCare, the world's first mobile application to help individuals locate, reference and evaluate accredited child care and elder care providers.

2010-10-19 13:14:00

NORFOLK, Neb., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Nannies4hire.com and Care4hire.com are launching a new childcare alternative on a national scope with their Event Childcare on Demand program.

2010-10-04 12:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is approved by Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services, Section for Child Care Regulation, to provide online child care training to the state's early childhood professionals.

2010-09-21 11:00:00

Members of Congress joined PBS Stations KCET and WETA in the "Third Annual National Child Care Providers Awards Ceremony" WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-20 09:02:06

A new study shows that children in high-quality preschool settings had fewer behavior problems in middle childhood, and that these settings particularly benefitted boys and African American children.

2010-09-15 16:57:40

More than 12 million U.S. children under age 6 attend child care or preschool programs.

2010-09-15 14:49:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading family lifestyle brand Citibabes will be providing enriched childcare and signature children's classes at select Equinox locations, enabling families to have a more convenient and fulfilling fitness experience.

2010-08-17 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The best city to find a babysitter in the United States is Virginia Beach, Virginia according to a recent study conducted by Sittercity.com, the nation's leading website for connecting families with local, quality child care providers.

2010-07-13 07:00:00

CHICAGO, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Back to school is an exciting time for both parents and children: new friends, new clothes, new notebooks; but what can not be too exciting is the prospect of finding a new nanny or babysitter.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.