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2011-12-05 15:50:00

Temporary Restraining Order Granted ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ramsey County District Court Judge Dale Lindman today granted a temporary restraining order blocking a vote ordered by Governor Dayton to unionize the state's home-based childcare providers (docket number 62-CV-11-9535). A group of childcare providers sued for an injunction contending that the vote is unfair and unlawful. The restraining order will halt the planned mailing of union ballots to...

2011-12-01 13:44:37

Not only are working mothers multitasking more frequently than working fathers, but their multitasking experience is more negative as well, according to a new study in the December issue of the American Sociological Review. "Gender differences in multitasking are not only a matter of quantity but, more importantly, quality," said Shira Offer, the lead author of the study and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. "Our...

2011-12-01 05:30:00

DULUTH, Ga., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care and education workforce, offers new users the trial course CCEI114B: Recognizing Infectious Diseases in the Early Childhood Setting at no cost in December. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) Caregivers cannot prevent all infectious diseases from entering a child care...

2011-11-29 08:00:00

SYNERGY HomeCareâs Holiday Care Services Assist Families with Senior Care and Holiday Preparation. Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 The holidays can be a tough time for concerned children of the âœsandwich generationâ, a group of middle-aged people who care for their aging parents while raising children. The winter holidays bring families together for feasting, worship and celebration of heritage. Yet, families gathering for...

2011-11-11 05:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care and education workforce, offers educators the course PROF100: Stress Management for Child Care Providers to teach educators how to improve patience, organization and responsiveness in the early education environment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) Research...

2011-11-01 05:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care and education workforce, offers new users the trial course CCEI110A: Indoor Safety in the Early Childhood Setting at no cost in November. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) Safety in all settings is always a top priority among child care providers, educators and...

2011-10-20 06:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Care.com, Inc. (http://www.care.com) the premier source of trustworthy family care options for children, adults & seniors, pets and home & lifestyle, today announced that WorldatWork, a non-profit association dedicated to knowledge leadership in compensation, benefits and total rewards, has selected Care.com's Workplace Solutions to provide employees with comprehensive access to care services to enable them to be focused and productive...

2011-10-19 05:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, announces that the CCEI Online Early Childhood Credential (ECC) is now recognized in Utah to meet the state's formal education requirements for certain positions in the early care and education industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO) The Utah state Bureau of...

2011-10-07 05:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce the approval of courses by the Growing Futures Professional Development Registry to provide online child care training to North Dakota's child care and education professionals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) North Dakota child care...

2011-09-27 15:09:50

What type of childcare arrangements do parents choose before their children are 18 months old? Does the choice of childcare affect children's language skills and mental health at the age of five? These are some of the questions that are explored in a new report prepared by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health as part of a collaborative project with the Ministry of Education and Research. The report indicates that there is no evidence that early centre-based childcare is harmful for most...