When the recently released Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission report listed improved access to child care among its top 10 recommendations, military parents everywhere must have stood and cheered.
Military families know that quality, affordable child care is a mission necessity. However, service members who are single parents, dual military or dual income families, and spouses in need of respite or hourly care often struggle to find care that doesn't break the family budget. What do you do when local military child care facilities are full or inconvenient to home, or you are new to a community?
Alice Swan, On the Homefront