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Watching my 6month old...

Okay so if i get this job tuesday, ill have to find someone to watch my 6month old for about 2-2.5 hours a day monday -friday...how much would you pay for that!? i would pack everything he needs of course...and during that time he may even be asleep...but i need to know what to offer before i jump over board and pay way to much!

 
sweetstkissez22

Asked by sweetstkissez22 at 3:24 PM on Jun. 22, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • When I break down my daycare cost, we pay our provider $5 per hour. Your total hours would be around 10-12.5 hours per week, so I would say anywhere from $50-$62.50 per week would be suitable.
    ap9902

    Answer by ap9902 at 3:42 PM on Jun. 22, 2009

  • i would say maybe $50 a week its not that many hours at all
    4lyfe56

    Answer by 4lyfe56 at 3:26 PM on Jun. 22, 2009

  • My mom watches a little girl alot, and her mom pays $3 an hour which seems suitable. If you go to a daycare or something you may end up paying a lot more but for a stay at home mom or something I would say somewhere around there. So thats like $30-$40 a week.
    OliviasMommy614

    Answer by OliviasMommy614 at 3:27 PM on Jun. 22, 2009

  • Thanks ladies..im hoping to get one of my aunts to watch him for the summer, while theyre out of work (theyre teachers) but i dont want it to seem like im taking advantage!!!
    sweetstkissez22

    Answer by sweetstkissez22 at 3:45 PM on Jun. 22, 2009

  • wow that seems cheap. thats pretty nice. around here private sitters would get like 10 an hr. and daycare seems thru the roof. take advantage of those numbers.
    mommylovesu28

    Answer by mommylovesu28 at 4:20 PM on Jun. 22, 2009

  • Some at home daycares are more flexible and will do it for $3 an hour. Some teens even get $10 or more an hour. I wouldn't pay more than $50. Do you have anyone in mind? Try a local college or highschool student. Normally it works best if they aren't driving and boycrazy yet.
    tcarter1981

    Answer by tcarter1981 at 9:50 PM on Jun. 22, 2009

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