In its desperation to reduce the unemployment level, the Government is prepared to subsidise child-minding
so that both parents can work.
Working mothers in Makati City who do not have nannies at home can get a helping hand from the local government, with the opening of two child-minding
centers in the city to house children, ages two to four, while their parents are busy earning a living.
The Brian Jackson Centre, named after educationalist Brian Jackson, was to house a child-minding
programme, a project with Chinese children, a headquarters for the innovative Playbus scheme and help for Asian families.
The city already has 10 Sure Start centres offering a range of services to families and young children including play sessions, early learning and child-care, health and family support, employment and training advice and child-minding
is nothing like looking after your own kids, when the only person you answer to is yourself.
Superquinn's founder Senator Feargal Quinn, who sold the chain last year to Irish business consortium Select Retail Holdings, introduced in-store child-minding
He joked yesterday: "I'll be child-minding
in the day and child-catching at night.
The event, at Guisborough Hall, was attended by 100 adults and 80 children and aimed at celebrating the quality of child-minding
in Redcar and Cleveland.
Thirteen women completed the introduction to child-minding
course at SureStart's Nuneaton base at the Riversley Park clinic.
FREE sports sessions for children over the summer holidays may have turned into free child-minding
sessions for hassled parents, councillors will be told today.
Which makes our schools little more than drop-off centres offering free child-minding
As a growth industry the child-minding
business needs some supervision of its own.