See what CafeMoms are saying about saving time this holiday season..
So I just recently (wed.) started babysitting for a single female soldier. I am NOT a child care provider..and I normally just babysit for date nights and stuff...but I felt bad that she was single..and didnt really have anywhere else to turn..she waited until the day before she had to go back to work to find someone apparently. That means she needs childcare from 530 am until 530 pm. which is A LOT! I only charge her $20 a day because I know what its like to be a single parent and trying to make ends meet. but now we have this issue...today she had to drop off 30 minutes earlier than the agreed time, so 5 am instead of 530..okay..find..I get it..PT test..whatever. Today she comes to pick up her child and informs me that monday she has to be at work at 330-4AM and will be gone until as late as 10 PM!!! They are going on a "field trip" (so to speak lol) to a place 4 hours away. I am a little peeved..because this stuff doesnt happen at a child care center..you dont just get to drop off HOURS earlier and pick up HOURS later. You would have to work something else out! So my question is..how can I address this tactfully before Monday? Thanks ladies!