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If you kept 2 kids...

ages are 3 years old and a 5 month old for a "date night" how much would you charge them? the say its only going to be 4 hours friday or saturday nights. they are home before 9

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:10 PM on Nov. 14, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • 10- 15 an hour.
    meagan678

    Answer by meagan678 at 8:11 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • I'd charge $5/hr for the 3yr old and $7/hr for the 5 month old. so $48 a night, only cause its a date night and not something super important.
    SabrenaLeigh

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 8:13 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • It varies all over depending on where you live. Look at www.care.com and you can see what people charge in your area
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 8:13 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • i would say that the 48 sounds about right..i might charge a little less if knew them well, and knew the kids would be great with me
    kyliemaynard

    Answer by kyliemaynard at 8:15 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • Is it good friends or a stranger? Good friends maybe $20 for the night strangers a bit more I guess! It is only 4 hrs. Date nights are imortant to keep a relationship going strong!
    jem102675

    Answer by jem102675 at 8:16 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • this is a stranger....I found her on care.com and she has been talking back with me but we have not talked about how much she pays yet I just don't want her to ask and me not know some kind of figure yet.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 8:20 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • I posted on here that I am going to be watching the almost the same age children 3 days a week and most people agreed that $6 an hour was good, however, since this is not an everyday thing, maybe a little more like $7 or 8 an hour?
    JLS2388

    Answer by JLS2388 at 8:25 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • If it was a friend, NOTHING. If it wasnt a friend I usually did 5 an hour 8 for newborn-one year.
    kiansmom0423

    Answer by kiansmom0423 at 8:37 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • 25 total is what I would charge, and do charge as I am a home day care provider and offer a monthly date night for my clients.
    MamaJasmine

    Answer by MamaJasmine at 9:23 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • I would charge $50 a night
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 10:41 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

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