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How much should I charge to babysit twin girls?

I will be babysitting twin girls (2 years old) from 9:30 AM- 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, for a docter that is coming to town. I also, have a 2 year old. I have no clue what to charge him, and he ask me what I want to be payed. So, having NO idea how much to charge him, what should I charge to watch his twin girls for 7 hours a day, for 5 days?

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Asked by freakxxshow27 at 10:24 AM on Aug. 13, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • LOL at Zoey ;)

    I say go for $250 a week. That's cheaper than most daycares for 2 kids.

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 10:28 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • $50.00 per child per day is the going rate around me. Since they are from the same family I would say $400.00 per week for them.

    Answer by mommaonthemove at 10:31 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I would call up some local daycare and see what they charge and then charge the dr. something comparable.

    Answer by jreneei at 10:31 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I charge $25 per day/per child to babysit.
    In your case where its only a temperary thing for a time while he is in town, I would charge $30 per day/per child.
    He's a doctor after all, he can afford it :)

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 10:34 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I would say 200.00 a week for both.

    Answer by Iluvmy5 at 11:06 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • my daycare charges $100 a wk per child...and its a flat rate whether they are there or not.

    Answer by leann74016 at 3:32 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Thanks for the input! Well I'm glad I didn't tell him what I wanted, He offered to give me $1500 for the time frame! And he is set on giving me that much!

    Comment by freakxxshow27 (original poster) at 7:25 PM on Aug. 14, 2010

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