Donald Trump rolled out a plan Tuesday aimed at making child care more affordable, guaranteeing new mothers six weeks of paid maternity leave and suggesting new incentives for employees to provide their workers childcare. Spurred on by his daughter, Ivanka, Trump waded into topics more often discussed by Democrats.
If you're unsettled by the discovery of a kiddie "fight club" in Cranford, a listener from the childcare industry called into Jim Gearhart's show with some tips to help you find a safe environment for your kids.
Having a state child care tax credit that New Jersey parents could claim on their tax returns would help lift many families out of poverty, according to one child advocate. But right now, the Garden State is one of a handful of states that don't offer the option.