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What would you pay a babysitter to stay overnight with your kids? (I need ideas QUICK to answer an email!)

I usually charge $10 per hour, but this would be overnight, for a 4-year-old and 8-year-old. I'm assuming they probably sleep through the night and everything. What should I say???

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Asked by NickiKidsOnGo at 12:29 AM on Jun. 4, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • $50 for the time they are asleep and regular wage for the rest of the time.

    Answer by bloomsr at 12:30 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • I'd do a flat rate of about $60, personally.

    Answer by Ati_13 at 12:30 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • I take it back, bloomsr had a better answer lol.

    Answer by Ati_13 at 12:31 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • I would just do $10 per hour (or whatever normal rate you pay).

    Answer by sherribeare at 12:35 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • i mean yea there sleeping but so i think 50 is a normal good pay

    Answer by jack90 at 12:38 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • I was already thinking $50 before reading the replies...

    Answer by judimary at 12:45 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • Id do between 40 and 60 depending on where you live and how long youve been babysitting them etc

    Answer by shortycmlb at 1:33 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • $75.00

    Answer by meooma at 8:10 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • 75 would sound about right!!!

    Answer by budda646 at 12:31 PM on Jun. 4, 2011

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