Child care is a multigenerational issue that especially affects women who parent. Many of the financial and job sacrifices mothers had to make for their children decades ago are still necessary today.
Watch Patty and her daughter Megan discuss how a lack of sustained investment in quality, affordable child care affects their family.
Andrew Satter is the senior director of Video at the Center for American Progress. Brooke A. Butler is the campaign manager for Early Childhood Policy at the Center.