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What is a fair amount to charge? Day care ???

I have someone who would like me to watch her children. There is a newborn, twins who are 3 each and a five year old who goes to the same school as my son in kindergarten. The five year old would only be with me from 3:20 until 5. The newborn and the twins would be with me from 12:30 until five. What is a fair amount to charge for daycare for her?

I usually do a daily rate of 30.00 for anyone newborn to 2 years old and then 25 for two and up, but because this isn't a full day, I don't know what to charge. We are in Iowa if that helps...

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:20 PM on Oct. 21, 2010 in General Parenting

Answers (2)
  • About $50 per day or $250 per week for all 4 kids

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 4:27 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • I would say $50 a day.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 5:18 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

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