Thinking about having kids? You’re already behind when if comes to finding child care

There’s a third category called “family, friend and neighbor care.” It’s unknown how many Whatcom County parents rely on this group. But a March report by the National Women’s Law Center said millions of families — of all races, ethnicities and incomes — across the country rely on such providers. And when it comes to families, grandparents are most often the ones who watch the children.