We cannot place all children who are sick in a bubble till they recover, but we can give other parents a choice about exposing their kids to them.
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Tara Ali is one of the one million Australian parents set to benefit from the Government's announcement of free childcare during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nobody could tell me.
Make sure you have tissues before watching!
I won't pretend it doesn't still hurt.
She's always been a very exuberant, feels-everything child who loves physical play - should we be worried?
Fee rises of 20 per cent or more at childcare centres in NSW have prompted calls for the government to "name and shame" some of the city's most expensive centres.
With childcare costs equaling the cost of educating a child in a private high school, the government needs to act.
'This is people's welfare, and lives, and in every way an issue of deep equality and fairness that has to be addressed.'
I know of a young woman who was engaged by a family in a harbourside Sydney suburb to care for their 8-month-old baby. She was paid $15 per hour.
Instead of shielding children from all potential hazards, a growing number of childcare centres are encouraging what is known as "risky play".
Leaving your kids for the first time with a babysitter can be a little nerve-wracking, but it doesn't need to be.