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Who's minding the kids?

SEBRING Child care costs have doubled in the past 25 years, but the percentage of families paying for sitters has declined. These days, according to the U.S. Census, 55 percent of fathers who aren't employed are watching the kids. Who provides primary care at your house? Is this different than how your parents raised you? Reporter Gary Pinnell is writing about the modern family. If you can contribute to the story, please email gpinnell@highlandstoday.com, or call 863-386-5828.