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child·care

 (chīld′kâr′)
n.
The provision of care for a child, especially a preschooler, by an institution or a person other than a parent or guardian.

childcare

(ˈtʃaɪldˌkɛə)
n
1. (Social Welfare) care provided for children without homes (or with a seriously disturbed home life) by a local authority
2. (Social Welfare) care and supervision of children whose parents are working, provided by a childminder or local authority
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.childcare - a service involving care for other people's childrenchildcare - a service involving care for other people's children
service - an act of help or assistance; "he did them a service"
day care, daycare - childcare during the day while parents work
Translations
péče o děti
børneforsorg
lastenhoito
briga o djeci
児童養護
육아
barnomsorg
การดูแลเลี้ยงเด็ก
sự trông trẻ

childcare

[ˈtʃaɪldkɛəʳ]
A. Ncuidado m de los niños
B. CPD childcare facilities NPLguarderías fpl

childcare

رَعَايَة الأَطْفال péče o děti børneforsorg Kinderbetreuung παιδική φροντίδα cuidado de los niños, puericultura lastenhoito garde d’enfants briga o djeci strutture di assistenza ai bambini 児童養護 육아 kinderopvang barnepass opieka nad dzieckiem serviço de cuidado infantil уход за детьми barnomsorg การดูแลเลี้ยงเด็ก çocuk bakımı sự trông trẻ 育儿
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For many families childcare is their second biggest bill after mortgage or rent.
WORKING mums and dads are being reminded they can use tax-free childcare to pay for holiday clubs during Easter.
The average price for a part-time nursery place for a child under two is now PS116 a week in Wales, the Family and Childcare Trust's 17th annual Childcare Survey shows.
While most parents are entitled to some government support to help with childcare costs, and some working parents will be spending less on childcare this year following the introduction of tax-free childcare, the "confusing hotchpotch" of different ways parents can get support means that many are at risk of missing out on help they need, the trust warned.
Ian Bunting Working families in Monklands with children under 12 can now apply for up to PS2000 of childcare support per child, per year.
In April 2017 HM Revenue and Customs started rolling out Tax-Free Childcare, which helps working parents with the cost of childcare with up to 2,000 of support per child per year, or 4,000 for disabled children.
F you've been feeling the pinch of childcare costs, it's not surprising.
A new study has revealed that the cost of childcare for young children in the south east has risen more than four times faster than wages since 2008.
WHEN it comes to juggling kids, childcare and work, at times I find it a struggle - rushing around, working on little sleep, making sure I have enough time to support my oldest child prepare for her SATs; the mental checklist is neverending, with little time to do household chores.
A COMMUNITY coalition on childcare is being established to push for an end to political stalemate.