Childcare Facilities Persuasive Essay by cee-cee

Childcare Facilities
An argument in favor of greater access to a 24-hour daycare service for the American working parent.
# 107919 | 1,420 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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This paper argues that extended hours at daycare facilities are essential to working parents in this day and age, where the 9-5 job has gone the way of the single-income, two-parent family. The writer asserts that, in order to give hard-working parents at least some of the respect shown by European nations to their working parents, it is necessary to meet the demand for 24-hour care created by our own desire for a 24-hour service economy. The writer further maintains that daycare can provide the benefits to children's psychological well-being. Thus increased access to daycare will be a boon, not a bane, for American society. The writer strongly argues that it is imperative that extended hours become a priority at daycare facilities all over the nation.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "A 24- Hour Day Care Trend?" CBS News. 13 Nov 2003. 1 Aug 2007.
  • Besharov, Douglas. "Economic Benefits of Childcare and Early Childhood Education."Congressional Testimony. Congressional Quarterly 27 Jun 2007 1 Aug 2007.
  • "Bonuses for Having Babies in France." CBS News. 9 Dec. 2006. 1 Aug 2007.
  • "Daycare benefits children." KUJH-TV News. 16 Apr 2007. 1 Aug 2007.

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Childcare Facilities (2008, September 16) Retrieved August 18, 2017, from

MLA Format

"Childcare Facilities" 16 September 2008. Web. 18 August. 2017. <>