New Study from the UK Recommends $100 per Month for Parental Child Care (broken link)

New Study from the UK Recommends $100 per Month for Parental Child Care: “Little Britons: Financing Childcare Choice” “[D]aycare was a long way down the list of priorities for parents in deprived families…formal childcare was actively rejected as inappropriate in…

Thank you Newfoundland and Labrador for leading the way in funding child care equality: $1,000 for birth/adoption and $100/month for first 12 months according to a govenment press release

Thank you Newfoundland and Labrador for leading the way in funding child care equality: $1,000 for birth/adoption and $100/month for first 12 months according to a govennment press release: May 2, 2008. Government of Newfoundland and Labrador - media release…

Thank you to Newfoundland and Labrador for leading the way in funding parental child care: $1,000 for birth/adoption and $100/month for the first 12 months

Thank you to Newfoundland and Labrador for leading the way in funding parental child care: $1,000 for birth/adoption and $100/month for the first 12 months:May 2, 2008, Government of Newfoundland - news release (web): "Province Unveils New Benefits to Support…

Watch your language! A word on words: "work", "stay-at-home mum", "single-earner

In the income-splitting and child-care debates, it is important not to devalue the work parents—especially women—do looking after our own children or any other form of unpaid, uncommodified work. The daycare lobby devalues this work already—we do not need to…

Care Control Revolution: UK moves away from state control of care decisions to provide direct cash benefits to elderly and disabled for care costs—why not parents? (broken link)

Care Control Revolution: UK moves away from state control of care decisions to provide direct cash benefits to elderly and disabled for care costs—why not parents? The Health Minister calls this a “radical transfer of power from the state to…

Article: “Parents of babies to be given ‘learning diaries’ so experts can monitor children”

May 29, 2007. Daily Mail - article (web): "Parents of babies to be given 'learning diaries' so experts can monitor children" This article about new Orwellian tactics was brought to our attention via Sweden. It seems there is money for…

Media Release March 2th, 2005: “Kids First Response to Federal Budget & Child Care Funding”

MEDIA RELEASERESPONSE TO THE BUDGET - CHILD CARE PROPOSALKIDS FIRST PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA604-291-0088 Kids First Parent Association of Canada is calling for a budget amendment that will uphold the Constitution when it come to child care policy. All are…

FUND THE CHILD vs FUND THE SPACES: Kids First Responds to Caledon Institute Report that $1,200 could be $388 for Low Income Families

The Caledon Institute recently alarmingly reported that low income families could get only $388/year of the $1,200 promised by the Conservatives. The Institute is just one of many organizations receiving funding from the federal government that lobby for preferential funding…

Every Mother is a Working Mother in Venezuela: Unpaid Home-Workers of Venezuela Fight Bureaucrats to Assure President Hugo Chavez’s Revolutionary Promise of Remuneration

(espanol abajo)STATEMENT FROM WOMEN HOUSEWIVE WORKERS IN THE HOME TO OUR PRESIDENT HUGO CHAVEZ FRIAS—4 February 2006We see the need to issue this statement given the imminent emergency of having to spend another year without a budget or begging here…