Why aren't we building 24hr DayCare Centers??

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  1. gizmo J

    gizmo J Orange Belt

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    I was at a family reunion in Stockton California, and a bunch of my family members were talking about how hard it was to juggle raising children and working.

    Their was a lot of things they talked about but what stood out to me was they all agreed that 'if you don't have a partner or family members it was nearly impossible to have a full time job because you will be too busy taking care of the child'.

    I asked "Can't you put the child in DayCare while your working?"

    They told me that their only available for a short period during the day and you usually cant be on time if you have to commute from the DayCare-Job-DayCare-Home, they also said that it was impossible to work the night shift because their not available at that time period.

    I then asked "Aren't their any 24hr DayCares?"

    They all looked at me like I just uttered the most retarded statement they ever heard in their lives and yelled "NO!".

    Later I Googled if their was any 24hr DayCares, their was none anywhere close to my area, I did see some ones that offered 'evening' care but it was not '24 hours'...


    I really think if we built 24hr DayCare Centers that are institutionalized it would greatly improve the Economy because people would be more free to Work and maybe even go to School.

    What do you guys think?
     
  2. El_Dyablo619

    El_Dyablo619 Head of C.I.A.

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    MortalWombat Vombatus Sherdoggus

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    The dystopian vision of generations raised by the working poor, dropped off to be put into institutional beds by strangers, picked up by zombie post nightshift single parents whose only concern is to make it through another hellish sleepless day is like the feeling I had after watching Requiem for a Dream. Thanks, TS.
     
  4. Michaelangelo

    Michaelangelo Okay USA Platinum Member

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    They're called orphanages
     
  5. milliniar

    milliniar Who needs a belt?

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    that sounds like socialism!
     
  6. odog

    odog A cat trapped in a dog's body

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    There used to be 24 hour daycare......in Soviet Russia.
     
  7. Rhood

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    Better call the adoption center ASAP
     
  8. gizmo J

    gizmo J Orange Belt

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    I'm not saying parents should be 'forced' to put their children in 24hr daycare, I'm saying they should have the option.

    And I was thinking of private 24hr DayCare Institution.
     
  9. odog

    odog A cat trapped in a dog's body

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    Lol, I know. I was just kidding (but it's true). Anyways, it's a good question. I'm too drunk for a good answer though.
     
  10. GearSolidMetal

    GearSolidMetal I'm here to chew bubblegum and bang your mom. Platinum Member

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    On a serious note, TS, you may be onto something.

    Entrepreneurs become successful by noticing a need, and servicing that need for a competetive cost.

    Sounds like an interesting subject to research for your area, to see if a profitable opportunity could be seized.
     
  11. Metusalemi

    Metusalemi Black Belt

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    Better yet, we should have 18 year daycare where you drop off your baby and get a well adjusted adult son/daughter in 18 years.
     
  12. Terry Noonan

    Terry Noonan Brown Belt

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    Dogstarman Old man jiu jitsu

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    Ts, have you ever worked nights before? Have you every raised children? I'm sure your on to something as I have had the same thoughts.

    But getting home after a night shift, you really don't want to be taking care of your child. So the kids might be at the day care all night up until about 3 in the afternoon. At some point you need to take care of your child.

    Also they have Nanny services that will sleep at your house and take care of your children.

    As I said, it will probably be used but I personally see it as a big negative for the child. But hey to each their own.
     
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    Iroh The Dragon of the West Platinum Member

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    Not drunk enough, IMO.
     
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    Jon Stark King in the North Platinum Member

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    Well this settles that.
     
  16. Loiosh

    Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    Is a daycare still a daycare at midnight?
     
  17. Cheese

    Cheese Banned Banned

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    the casinos out here have 24 hr daycare.
     
  18. Loiosh

    Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    For the employees or the customers?
     
  19. weich

    weich Silver Belt

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    I think a better solution would be for jobs to pay enough that one parent can work, and the other can stay home, 1950s style. We need parents to parent their children, not simply fund their upbringing.
     
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    WrestlinganJudo Banned Banned

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    You mean when things were more capitalist and there was little or no mercantilism.
     

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