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How much would you pay for someone to watch your kids for 2 hours while you went to an interview?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:18 PM on Apr. 14, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • depends if you use them regularly or not and how many kids. i would say at least $10-15 would cover it. also depends on their ages too i guess.
    batsonsgirl

    Answer by batsonsgirl at 11:22 PM on Apr. 14, 2010

  • I would say $20 or so
    finallyamom40

    Answer by finallyamom40 at 11:23 PM on Apr. 14, 2010

  • $20...
    Ive watched a kid for just that reason & received less, it annoyed me. To watch the kid really interrupts my day & $10 or less really isnt worth it.. Remember they are caring for/ entertaining your child, feeding your child, diapers/ dealing with potty visits...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:54 AM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • one or two kids, no more than $16-$20
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:22 AM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • For 2 hours you people want $20? WOW. Is this your friend watching your kid? I wouldn't charge my friend anything. In two hours time, you will only feed once, change one diaper if any and how hard is a bathroom visit.........really? I would say minimum wage if they must get paid. I


    Ive watched a kid for just that reason & received less, it annoyed me. To watch the kid really interrupts my day & $10 or less really isnt worth it.


    WOW WOW WOW......Most of the time, you do something like this as a favor, not because it's "worth your time"---------I bet you don't have many friends.

    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 2:15 AM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • The teenager downstairs from us in our old apt charged $3.00 per kid/ per hour so if I went somewhere I usually just gave her $20 if she had all three of them and I was gone for two hours. She made more money from us than if she worked part time.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 2:34 AM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • I would pay $30 for 2 kids. That's about minimum wage per hour, per child.

    banana-bear

    Answer by banana-bear at 4:15 AM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • $20
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 1:49 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • My 14 year old is a Red Cross certified babysitter. She charges $8-10 an hour, depending on the number of children
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:09 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

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