Story: Parenting

Early childhood care, 2005

Early childhood care, 2005

From the late 20th century women typically combined motherhood with paid work. Many children experience some form of daycare in their preschool years, whether full or part days at an early childhood centre, or morning or afternoon sessions at a kindergarten. Here a parent and a teacher watch over the children at the Danbury Kindergarten in Torbay, Auckland, in 2005.

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Lesley Patterson, 'Parenting - Mothers, fathers and parenting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 June 2022)

Story by Lesley Patterson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 26 Jun 2018