Payments will be made in monthly increments to parents from July to December, with additional benefits at tax time in 2022.
"I don't think that's a good direction for us to be going," GOP Rep. Charlie Shepherd said. He later apologized.
There’s a desperately needed $39 billion bailout for child care providers in the bill, a sign that lawmakers finally understand the importance caregiving.
Child care work, mostly done by women and women of color, offers little workplace protections. And the pandemic has only made nannies more vulnerable.
Men stepped up during the first wave, and then backslid. Here's how to reengage them, according to couples therapists.
The End Diaper Need Act of 2021, introduced by Sen. Tammy Duckworth, aims to create a better government safety net for families that can't afford diapers.
Close schools at 3%? Pull kids from daycare at 10%? Here's what the percent-positive rate actually means (and doesn't) this winter.
In my team of essential workers, I am the only one who had to stop working. I'm also the only single mother.
We're finally getting some data, and it suggests preschools and day care centers may not be super-spreaders after all.
The pressures of parenting in a pandemic are pushing hundreds of thousands of women around the country out of work or into burnout.