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Andrew Perales, 7, of St. John, Mo., whose uncle is currently serving in Iraq with the Army, kisses a fabric heart before placing it into a stuffed bear at Build-A-Bear Workshop in St. Louis, Saturday, May 15, 2004. St. Louis-based Build-A-Bear donated 40,000 stuffed bears made by the public to …

Congressmen to Military Secretaries: Child Care Workers Exempt from Hiring Freeze

Two House Oversight and Government Reform committee leaders sent letters to the acting secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force to remind them that military child care workers are exempt from a federal hiring freeze, and to ask what they are doing to prevent any shutdowns in child care services.

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Trump Unveils Child Care Reforms: ‘My Opponent Has No Child Care Plan’

Donald Trump unveiled his child care plan in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night alongside his daughter Ivanka, who helped conceptualize the policy proposal. “This is a reform of critical value and long overdue,” Ivanka stated as she introduced her father. “My father understands the needs of a modern workforce.”

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Krauthammer: Trump Child Care Plan Is To ‘Out-Democrats The Democrats’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” columnist Charles Krauthammer reacted to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s child care proposal by saying, “What he is proposing is to out-Democrats the Democrats.” And “how many Democratic Parties does

Jameson Young, 4, left, plays with a smart phone as his brother Nolan, 3, looks on at their home, in Boston, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Child development experts say it’s natural for toddlers to be fascinated with their own image, and that interest plays an important developmental role as they …

Helicopter Parenting is Mandatory Now

The Houston Chronicle notes that “Texas law doesn’t say how old is old enough for kids to be left alone,” but unnamed “authorities” warn that “inadequate supervision puts children at risk.” Yes, and inadequate common sense puts innocent people at risk. I guess you could say the Nanny State is practicing what it preaches, as it frets about leaving its child-citizens inadequately supervised. No wonder helicopter parenting is mandated.

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Shock: Vaccination Rate as low as 51% in L.A.-Area Day Cares

A Los Angeles Times report released early Wednesday morning reports that many child care facilities in Los Angeles have alarmingly low vaccination rates–some reportedly as low as 51%. The report indicates that private schools have lower vaccination rates than public schools, as wealthier parents opt out of inoculation for communicable diseases like measles.