Antipathy toward child care has contributed to devastating results: The United States has never developed a coherent child care system, experts say.
The push for vaccinations comes after a recent outbreak at an Omaha child care center that is linked to more than 100 cases, many caused by the COVID-19 B.1.1.7 variant.
Finding a new child care provider has become a frustrating routine for middle school teacher Megan Dolan.
So far, the Douglas County Health Department has confirmed 23 of about 60 possible COVID cases at Rosewood Academy Childcare & Preschool.
After 15 years in a high-paying finance job, Joanna Lepore knew she'd have to quit, for a once-unthinkable reason — she has children.
After 15 years in a high-paying finance job, Joanna Lepore knew she’d have to quit, for a once-unthinkable reason — she has children.
As we approach the one-year mark of most of the country shifting work habits due to the coronavirus pandemic, mothers with school-age children…
An Omaha woman has been sentenced to three years of probation and ordered to pay restitution for theft of government money through child care centers she owned in Omaha and Lincoln.
The United States has a vast array of government programs that are meant to alleviate poverty, from food stamps to the Low Income Home Energy …
Amy Schumer is learning to cope without childcare, as her usual nanny has left her job to "focus on her studies".
By many accounts, Nebraska is faring better economically than other states. We rank highest in the nation in workforce participation and lowes…
As the debate rages over when it's safe for children to resume in-person classes, 24 states plus Washington, DC are allowing some or all of th…
According to the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) here is a list of 10 important reminders consumers should do…
Law enforcement agencies say there is a "minimal" credible security threat to security at the Nebraska State Capitol in the days leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
One bill would strike marijuana from state laws criminalizing drugs and remove past convictions for marijuana possession from the record books. Another would legalize cannabis for medical purposes.
Talk with your pediatrician about child care options during the COVID-19 pandemic. This can help you decide what is best for your situation.
LINCOLN — Mariah Stowe could not have kept her child care business open during the pandemic without her husband's income.
Like many parents, Amy Provost is facing a dual dilemma as school reopens: needing someone to watch her kids and not being able to afford it.
As families lose income, they tighten their belts and reduce spending, which reduces profit for businesses and lowers tax revenue for Nebraska.
Millions of American children will spend at least some of their time learning from home this year. The share of families potentially lacking an available parent to supervise the kids varies widely across cities and states.
Confinement can be tricky. Five months into a pandemic, quarantine is putting stress on some marriages. Here are some suggestions to help struggling couples come out of this better, together.
Sofia Jawed-Wessel says she feels like a different person.
According to a recent survey, about 60% of families who typically pay for daycare said they were somewhat or very uncomfortable sending their children to child-care centers. But with work-from-home options narrowing for many parents, placing their children — and themselves — at potentially greater risk is fast becoming a real possibility.