Bosses for Babies News


Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Matthew Love Leads Nicklaus Children's Health System Through COVID

From Miami Today: “To this day, Mr. Love carries the lessons a mentor, Meri Armour, instilled in him, including that taking care of kids is the utmost privilege and priority.”

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

Child Care Benefits Attract and Retain Employees

From Inside Business: “No matter what happens in coming weeks concerning government decisions on parental leave and child care, the responsibility of creating a sustainable workforce remains with employers.”


Monday, August 16, 2021

Keys to Society's Future: Quality Child Care, Improved Reading Skills for Children

From Palm Coast Observer: “By the year 2030, Florida’s goal is to have 100% of kindergartners ready for school and 100% of third graders reading at grade level.”


Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Breastfeeding Women, Children Need Support of Employers, Community

From Tallahassee Democrat: “Promoting breastfeeding is beyond just the responsibility of those in the labor and the delivery room. It requires a communitywide, public health approach.”


Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Takeaways From Tallahassee — Balancing Act

From Florida Politics: “She and other Florida executives have joined Bosses for Babies, a group dedicated to spreading the word to employers and employees on the importance of early childhood care.”


Tuesday, February 9, 2021

New Poll Shows Working Parents Across Florida Impacted by Child Care Issues During Pandemic

From Florida Daily: “Smart companies will adopt family friendly policies that accommodate those needs and reap the benefits in productivity, employee loyalty and greater diversity.”


Tuesday, February 9, 2021

2020 Working Parent Survey Sheds Light On What Florida Businesses Can Do To Win Talent War

From Capital Soup: “Child care may also be the key to attracting a more diverse workforce since the survey showed that child care issues have disproportionately impacted Black and Hispanic parents’ ability to work, as well as mothers’ ability to work.”


Tuesday, February 9, 2021

New Poll Shows Working Parents Across Florida Impacted by Child Care Issues During Pandemic

From News Break: “Now we know that family-friendly policies and practices not only help parents be their best, but also help Florida businesses attract and retain a strong, diverse workforce.”

Bosses for Babies

Friday, January 29, 2021

Super Bowl Grant Money Could Help Tampa Bay Area Businesses Become More Family-Friendly

From ABC Action News: “It’s starting the conversation with the business people around the nation that early learning is important,” Patel said.

Bosses for Babies

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Florida Business Leaders Have a Role to Play in Early Education

From South Florida Sun Sentinel: “We can start by helping parents with flexible work schedules during these extraordinary times — scheduling in ways that still support the business need but also allow for employees to fulfill personal responsibilities.”

Bosses for Babies

Friday, October 23, 2020

Mighty, Mighty Bosses

From Early Learning Nation: “Many of us have come to realize that an investment in children is an investment in all of us. These are future workers. They’re going to make our economy work.”

Bosses for Babies

Friday, August 28, 2020

Baby talk: Business leaders say state's future workforce is at risk

From Business Observer: “Seeing that situation, a group of Florida business leaders calling themselves Bosses for Babies are championing the need for additional support for the state’s young children and their parents and caregivers.”


Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Opinion: Pandemic underscores the need for funding early childhood learning programs

From Tampa Bay Parenting: “Readiness doesn’t mean just knowing the academic basics. It means a child has a willing attitude and confidence in the process of learning: a healthy state of mind.”

Bosses for Babies

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Jeff Vinik invests $3 million on early learning research in Hillsborough County

From Tampa Bay Times: “The investment is part of a growing business recognition that improving education for preschoolers helps build a more talented and prepared workforce.”

Bosses for Babies

Monday, April 20, 2020

Mark Wilson, David Lawrence: A too-hidden key to a more rapid recovery

From Florida Politics: “If we want people back to work quickly after COVID-19, child care must become a priority now.”