Childcare prices rise, details on the latest services
Amid the rising cost of just about everything, you can also expect to pay more for childcare. Twenty years ago, kid caretakers made single digits. Now teenagers are raking it in. According to The Wall Street Journal, babysitters make double the minimum wage.
Parents can get free childcare on Election Day with Care.com
SAN ANTONIO – Care.com is partnering with the Armed Services YMCA to provide free childcare services to allow parents to vote on Election Day. In a recent survey conducted by the company, 89% of parents surveyed say planning childcare services is among their top priorities on Election Day. To make voting more accessible, Care.com and the Armed Services YMCA is providing free childcare to parents on Election Day at 27 locations across the country, including two in San Antonio. Here’s how it works:Parents can log onto www.asymca.org/vote to reserve a free 4-hour spot for their children at a local childcare facility, paid for by Care.com , so they can go out and vote safely on Election Day. On Election Day, Nov. 3, parents can simply drop off their kids for their reserved spot at one of the participating ASYMCA locations and head to the polls to vote.