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Last month I wrote about Scandinavian parents leaving their kids to nap outside in their prams. It seems the BBC is a fan of the Nordic childcare culture as it posted an article about night time childcare for parents who work shifts.

One interesting fact is that preschool fees are capped, meaning that the maximum amount a parent can be charged per month is SEK 1260 (€151). In some countries parents would have to fork out this much for merely a few days of childcare!

Affordable childcare means parents are able to go back to work, retrain, or go back to education. As one mother pointed out, Swedes do pay high taxes, but they get a lot in return.

What is childcare like in your country?

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