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how much should i charge to watch 3 boys ages 6,4,2?

i am 26 & have 3 kids of my own the same ages. i dont watch them all the time but only occasionally. she asked me to keep them a couple of days next week. i will be feeding them... what would u charge/pay?

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Asked by lolozig at 10:34 AM on Sep. 3, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • My daycare charged $1.50 per hour per child

    Answer by Mommy2Gabrielle at 10:38 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • God bless you. LOL,

    It would depend on their behaivor, how much money you spend on food and so on. You didn't say how long, overnight or anything so in a estamate:

    3 days 8 hours per day- 150.-250. this is not a family member or friend
    100.-150. this is a family member or friend

    3 nights-250.-400.
    family member or friend. 150.-250.

    If they can't afford that and your willing to take less 8hours a day 90.
    over night 120.

    It depends on the situation, I am giving and estimate

    Answer by KFree907 at 10:40 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • It would depend on my relationship with the family and, even more, what the reason is that I'm watching them ...
    but I certainly wouldn't charge much.

    Answer by caseyandkids at 12:17 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • my daycare charges $4 and hour per kid.. so I would charge that much also

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 12:31 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • thanks for the opinions!

    she is having a surgery & i would be keeping them while her husband is @ work...

    Comment by lolozig (original poster) at 12:40 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Mommy2Gabrielle has a pretty good breakdown.

    Answer by _Tam_ at 4:11 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

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