Family Matters

Childcare

NYC Childcare Information - The Dept of Health has a page with referral numbers for each boro, tips for choosing a day care center, licensing updates, how to keep your child care center "disease-free," and more.

Summer Camps - An advisory service for parents looking for summer camps.

Emergency Child Care

IN A PINCH, Inc. -- a professional in-home temporary care referral service. They provide pre-screened, reliable caregivers for babysitting assignments, emergency or sick child care, companion care, and party or event occasions. 540 Rte. 10 W., Unit 308, Randolph, NJ 07869-2020. Founded in 1990, licensed, available 24 hours. 1-800-989-0327.

Mothers

Women's Bureau Home Page - Department of Labor site. Links to Statistics, Data, Child Care Info. Includes features on:

ivillage.com: The Women's Network - Channels on health, beauty, career, family, and more.

WorkingWoman.com - Resources for working women. Includes a good story of the struggle for a domain name.

Fathers

The Fathers Forum - For new and expecting fathers. Essays, resources and chat groups.

Stay-at-home Dads - Articles and resources for at-home fathers.

Families

Salon Magazine's Interview with Stephanie Coontz, author of The Way we Never Were and The Way We Really Are, and Arlie Hochschild, author of The Time Bind.

Family Leave

Small Business Handbook - Wage, Hour & Workplace Standards; Family & Medical Leave.

Family and Medical Leave Act - How it's been working and how it needs to be expanded.

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