'The Childcare System Is In Crisis': Childcare Costs Rank As Top Expense for SoCal FamiliesChildcare costs now rank as the number one expense for families in Southern California, and experts say the pandemic has turned an already broken system into a full-blown crisis.
Childcare Crisis: Pandemic Closures Cause Economic Ripple EffectIn the past 14 months, more than 8,500 California childcare centers have permanently closed, taking with them thousands of spots for people who need care.
Licensed Childcare Providers In LA County Eligible For $40,000 Coronavirus Relief GrantsThe county has $5 million in federal coronavirus relief funding to give through 225 lottery-based grants, including 150 to family childcare homes and 75 to licensed childcare centers.
'Some People Will Think That I'm Crazy': Parents Move Out Of State, Change Schools To Get Kids Back Into Classrooms For FallLAUSD has not yet released any information on childcare for working families this upcoming school year, but Superintendent Austin Beutner has said it was going to be part of the district's plans.
Number Of LA County's In-Home Daycare Centers Plummets 34 Percent Since RecessionAs home prices have skyrocketed in Southern California, the number of in-home daycares has plummeted due to rising costs and stagnant wages.
Southland Mom Behind 'Jen's List' Becomes Go-To Resource On Parenting TipsMother-of-five Jen Levinson has made a name for herself doling out the latest in parenting tips and family-oriented products.
How Much Will It Cost To Raise A Child In 2011?The cost of raising a child continues to climb and parents starting a family this year should be prepared to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars before their kid even turns 18.