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Parents shouldn't have to decide between having to pay for housing and daycare, but that's exactly the position some U.S. parents are finding themselves in.

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According to a report from Care.com, moms and dads are spending over $1300 a month on child care expenses, which almost rivals the median US rent, which is $1500.

While at-home child care prices still exceed in-center care for children, the cost can be exorbitant, especially for single-parent families.



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