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1The action or skill of looking after children.
- ‘How can we look at these issues without acknowledging the role of fathers in childcare?’
- ‘The magazines can help a woman or man become a better parent by reading about child care.’
- ‘The group also offers support to parents and community groups who wish to access child care training.’
- ‘EOC research has found that men now do about a third of all parental childcare.’
- ‘However, in the household, women still are expected to perform child care and basic maintenance.’
- ‘The author steers clear of medical jargon as she puts together handy tips on childcare.’
- ‘For example, men of color have been found to do more household labor and child care than do white men.’
- ‘Men's and women's roles in childcare are related to the class-divided society we live in.’
- ‘While women may know most about child care and home hygiene, men may make budget decisions.’
- ‘Research shows that women earn less than men and do the vast majority of the domestic chores and childcare.’
- ‘It is legitimate to expect men to play a role in taking responsibility for contraception and childcare.’
- ‘In the long run that will probably only happen if fathers are willing and are given the opportunity to be just as involved in child care as mothers.’
- ‘What is it about men and their utter inability to cope with the normal minutia of child care?’
- ‘In this situation it is not enough to say childcare should rest with parents.’
- ‘The best nursery nurses have a talent for childcare that cannot be taught.’
- ‘A working mother of two is facing a weekend of single-handed child care while her husband attends a conference in Paris.’
- ‘Women will still be doing the bulk of the household chores and childcare.’
- ‘The centre is seeking names of people interested in taking a course in childcare.’
- ‘No recognition, beyond patronizing euphemisms, is ever given for housework and child care.’
- ‘Working fathers still often play minimal or secondary roles when it comes to child care.’
- 1.1 The care of children by a day-care center, babysitter, or other provider while parents are working.
- ‘The best way of choosing childcare is to go and see a range of nurseries, childminders or other carers.’
- ‘The problem is that there is no realistic scheme of funding or childcare.’
- ‘Many agree that the government needs to invest more in parental leave and quality childcare.’
- ‘She had won a place to become a student teacher but could not afford childcare for her daughter, Jessica.’
- ‘It gives the opportunity to parents to work knowing that their children have high quality childcare.’
- ‘The results also show that childcare will again be an issue in the next general election.’
- ‘If someone wanted to go into childcare they would be looking for a larger nursery than ours.’
- ‘There are several different childcare options available to parents returning to work.’
- ‘Of course, the middle-class mother in Britain may be able to afford private childcare.’
- ‘Lack of childcare and transport can make it difficult for many women to access training and support.’
- ‘Those using childcare the most are managers, administrators and professionals.’
- ‘New staff can also be offered childcare on a temporary basis until they find something more permanent.’
- ‘They will be able to meet and speak to special advisers about finding work, childcare and tax credits.’
- ‘Better yet, we could have personal tax breaks for everyone who has to pay for childcare.’
- ‘Fortunately he was in childcare during this time and they were really good about it.’
- ‘I think that the failure of the government to give working parents tax relief on childcare costs is a scandal.’
- ‘Apart from the lack of jobs, the main obstacle for lone parents who want a paid job is the lack of childcare.’
- ‘There is much confusion about the type of childcare services available to parents.’
- ‘The cost starts early, with a third of the money going to working parents to help with childcare costs.’
- ‘She would get excited about going to parties with friends and looked forward to a career in childcare.’
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