A government shutdown means that about 3.2 million children could lose child care, estimates suggest.
The Nashville woman was charged with six counts of child neglect after a 3-month-old boy died and six other children were left alone while in her care.
We have made raising kids and caring for parents something that simply can't be done in the United States of America.
She was also unfriended on Facebook and blocked on WhatsApp after seeking "clarity" on an issue before the wedding.
The widowed mom-in-law's approach drew criticism online, with one commenter saying, "This would drive me nuts."
"I feel stressed just imagining it," said one commenter after reading about the mom's dilemma.
In an original essay, Jo Newby tells Newsweek about her experiences fostering over 92 children.
The mom threatened to dock some of the babysitter's pay over her use of the shower, even though her children were at fault.
The sister-in-law broke down in tears, telling her that as a "fellow mother" she thought she would "understand needing a break."
In this original essay, Shaun Flores tells Newsweek what it was like to be a male nanny.
The new mom claimed: "It's the law that we need to let her change her child wherever she wants" if no facilities are available - but they were.
"I think your brother and sister-in-law just want a free babysitter," said one frustrated commenter on the viral Reddit post.
"She mentioned how we were the only ones that weren't drunk and so she had no one else to ask," the guest admitted.
"Do you have a habit of making big deals out of little inconveniences?" said one disapproving reply on the Reddit post.
Reddit users accused the mom of "parentifying" her older children and treating them like babysitters.
Several users on Mumsnet said the friend wanting to be alone with her child was a "massive red flag" and advised she "phase her out" of her life.
The dad's parents are "conservative" and think he "shouldn't be bathing a kid or changing his diaper" while his wife is away.
According to a study, moms who shared child care with their partners had a more positive experience of "the work-family balance" during COVID-19 lockdown.
The teenager said the babysitting requests have made her want to leave home.
A video of a child with 10 silver crowns fitted across their upper jaw has left many viewers stunned.
"We are still searching for answers as to how this could have possibly happened," the baby's father Devonte Tomlin wrote on a GoFundMe page this week.
The teen said he grew up to "resent" his mom given how much his dad had to work—then her heard her side of the story.
The poster was blasted as being "unreasonable" for taking the stance she did.
He said one of the women using the facilities began screaming: "Get out! You can't be in here!" and complained to staff.
Milk banks, which help mothers donate extra breast milk, say they've received a surge in call from parents as the U.S. faces a shortage in formula products.
She was left with little choice after her boss demanded everyone in attendance at a Zoom meeting should have their cameras on.
According to the nanny, a rule forbidding her from eating any food belonging to her employers was written into her contract—something that left viewers of a viral video shocked.
"Why have a baby if you aren't prepared to take care of it?" the woman asked in the viral Reddit post.
One fan described it as the embodiment of "pure love and happiness"—but other urged the baby's mom to be careful.