Last month, a friend of mine asked if I could watch her daughter (7) for a couple of weeks while she got summer camp sorted out. I said sure, our daughters are friends and it would be nice for her to have a friend around. I also have a baby at home, but the older girls are pretty easy. She asked how much I wanted and I told her to pay me whatever she would be paying at camp, which turned out to be $150 a week. I was watching her from 9am-6pm M-F. It went fine, but now she's asked me to do it again for another three weeks. If I had known it was going to be an all-summer thing, I would have charged more... Now I feel stuck in that rate if I decide to say yes. Is there any tactful way to ask for more money at this point, or do you think $150/wk is fair?
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