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Returning to work after a baby is a big step. To make the transition successful you'll need to take some time to ease everyone into the new arrangement.
Feeling guilty when you put your child into care is normal and signals the emotional attachment and responsibility you feel for your child.
Once you understand the different types of child care available, you need to decide which option is best for you and your family.
Many children experience anxiety when starting in care and there is plenty you can do to make the new arrangements less stressful.
COVID-19 has created a substantial upheaval in our lives, and as preschoolers get ready for the move to big school, some parents are concerned that child care absences and changed routines will affect their preschoolers’ preparedness for class in 2021.
In some good news for Victorian parents, struggling in light of the current lockdown, the government has announced additional support measures to provide financial relief to families and support the child care sector.
New research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) has found that COVID-19 ‘had minimal impact’ on the way mums and dads shared child care responsibilities during the May/June lockdown.
COVID-19 has put early childhood educators under a lot of emotional and financial strain this year. There has been uncertainty around attendance, intense responsibilities around health and hygiene, and a rise in the level of support that many families need in these worrisome times.
Financial Review - Matthew Cranston - October 28, 2020
The Toowoomba Chronicle - Matthew Newton - October 28, 2020
The West Australian - Colin Brinsden - October 28, 2020
The Courtier Mail - Elise Williams - October 28, 2020