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Our favorite links from the week that we’ve shared across social media:
“At the recent working group in Germany and the conference in Spain, free child care was available for anyone who needed it—essential support that made my participation possible. On another occasion, when I said I would have to turn down an invitation to give a lecture because the travel would be too expensive, the organizers offered free child care for the day, which made it feasible for me to attend.”
55% of parents were open to less pay for better company provided childcare.
An article on how American’s view summer as a carefree time for children — but for working parents, finding summer child care can be a logistical and financial headache.
Child Care in Rural America: improved access would support economic security.
And finally: a list of the 18 Reasons Why Summer Sucks for Parents. Oof. Yes, slathering sunscreen on our kids is not one of our favorite activities, but lists like this can be so frustrating! We would do all 18 of these things EVERY SINGLE DAY OF SUMMER if we knew that the stress of summer childcare was covered. Right?!
And in Flexable news — we’re partnering with The Yoga Hive to have on-site childcare services! Now you can attend yoga classes and know that your little ones are also covered.