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What to do when parents dont wanna pick up there kids on time

what do you do other then not watch kids again if people leave there kids with you and dont come back when they tell you they will and dont call check in whatever just pop up when they feel the need

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flipper4u21

Asked by flipper4u21 at 11:40 PM on Apr. 16, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Start charging an extra fee for late parents! Not sure how much that should be. But I think most daycares do after a certain amount of time late. Say like after 30 mins late you start charging a fee.
    SalemWitchChild

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 11:47 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • i agree
    vgaines

    Answer by vgaines at 11:54 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Just like SalenWitchChild said after 30 minutes of being late charge a late fee PER CHILD, and $1 a minute after the 30 minutes. I bet that whoever it is will pick their kids up on time.
    yummysmummy

    Answer by yummysmummy at 12:23 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • that would help if i got paid to begin with lol i dont watch for money i watch kids to help family and friends nobody ever pays
    flipper4u21

    Comment by flipper4u21 (original poster) at 8:41 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Well since you don't charge them simply inform the parents when they do pick the child up that if they do it again you will no watch their child again. Be nice and polite about it, but make sure they realize it bothers you. I tell them I have something to do at a certain time (usually about 1.5 hours after they are supposed to be there) and that helps get their butts back there.
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 8:54 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • thats what i did yesterday but is very true want to get kids pic with easter bunny and cook out at moms so i didnt want to watch them at all so they say well ill be here early between 9 and 10 and i called them back lastnight and told them i forgot about something else i had to do so make sure its by 930 and now there upset i dont get why its still between 9 and 10 and i told them to begin with i didnt want to but that answer wasnt good enough
    flipper4u21

    Comment by flipper4u21 (original poster) at 9:06 AM on Apr. 17, 2011

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