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Tax Form 2441: Filing Child and Dependent Care Expenses

By On January 29, 2020

Many people rely on dependent care services to take care of their children or other loved ones while they are at work. If you have a child or other dependent for whom… Read More

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Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit – How to Qualify and How much it is

By On January 23, 2020

Raising children is increasingly expensive, and one of the more significant costs that many families struggle with is childcare expenses. In fact, some families pay more for their children’s care services than… Read More

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Cost of Child Care in Chicago in 2020

By On December 17, 2019

Cost of Daycare in Chicago is some of the highest in the country. As a matter of fact, the costs of childcare are outpacing the cost of housing and other necessary items.… Read More

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What do you give your daycare provider for Christmas?

By On December 10, 2019

It’s time to choose a gift for your child’s daycare provider, and you are not looking forward to it! Every year, you agonize over the gift you feel that you must give… Read More

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Halloween Safety Tips for Kids & Parents

By On October 23, 2019

Understandably, most kids look forward to the month of October. Not only do children enjoy dressing in scary costumes, but they also love filling their basket with candy. You can almost feel… Read More

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Childcare options in case of the teacher strike

By On October 22, 2019

Recently, the Chicago Teachers Union has been negotiating its contract with the Board of Education. The city’s schools are facing staffing issues, and teachers are trying to fight large class sizes. Talks… Read More

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When to keep your child home from child care

By On October 16, 2019

Working parents already have extra challenges that they have to face before they can get to their jobs each day. But when their little one is sick, all of them seem to… Read More

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How to know when your child is too sick for day care

By On September 10, 2019

When you look at your child, can you tell that he or she is sick? You probably have no difficulty with recognizing a condition like the common cold because it produces distinguishable… Read More

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Tips for Daycare Staff and Parents for Toddlers Who Bite

By On August 21, 2019

Biting is one of the most common causes of injury in a daycare setting. When you get the call that your child has been biting children in daycare, you may feel worried… Read More

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A Weekly Daycare Packing List for Toddlers

By On August 15, 2019

Making the decision to put your toddler in daycare marks the beginning of a lot of changes for your family. Your child may be at first resistant to these changes, and there’s… Read More

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