Ever since we learned we were having a baby last spring, my husband and I have been obsessed with saving money. I’d always imagined enrolling my kids in the same kinds of summer and after-school enrichment programs I enjoyed growing up. But now that our son is here, I’m beginning to realize my own kids may not be so lucky.
In many states across the country, infant child care is more expensive than a year of tuition at a four-year public university. But unlike college students, most parents don’t have access to low-interest loans for day care.