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11/01/2013 15:22 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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the average rate for 1 child to be minded in the childminders home is 5 euro per hr as they have the option to take in other kids if they wish, ur daughter is only being looked after for 9 hrs a week so what ur paying is more than fair n u would certainly get someone else that would only charge 5 euro an hour, hth :)



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21/01/2013 10:14 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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She collects her from school DROPS her home and minds her for three hrs for 3 days a week. I´m sure she either gives her snacks or dinner too. €70 not excessive. You sound like many parents I´ve come across in the last few yrs. " sure your at home, it´s a handy few bob for you. What else would you be doing" attitude.



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02/02/2013 14:19 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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70 is reasonable, works out about 23euro per day.
Thats for pick up, snack and 3 hours supervising and minding.
I think that is fair rate?



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08/01/2013 18:29 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Hey Cat
Thank you for your reply.
I´ve had 3 pm saying that 70 euro is a bit much.
I really don´t know what to do. It´s not an absolute necessity for her to be minded but does make my life earlier.
Thanks
Dee



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08/01/2013 21:11 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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hi 70euro is a good price ......i say pay if your little is happy my friend.



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08/01/2013 13:08 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Hey!
I would expect to pay approx €75 per week for three days pick up and meals. €50 was a bargain - if your child is very happy there, i would pay the extra, she probably was told by others she was undercharging you which prompted her to raise it.
Hope that helps!
Cat



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07/01/2013 23:24 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay (Locality: Dublin North)
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Hi all and thanks for your help in advance

My daughter is being minded by a parent of a girl in her class.
This lady had twins and also another daughter in a class above.
She brings my daughter to her home Monday Tuesday and Fridays from 2-30 till 5-30 when she drops her literally around the corner to my house.
Up till today I´ve been giving her 50€ for the week . today she tells me she can only continue if I give her 70€
Is 50€ fair or was I giving her too little and is 70€ excessive ??
What do you guys recommend. Let me know. Thanks again D




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08/01/2013 18:49 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Really, that´s gas, I was looking for quotes earlier and was getting way above that! Its very hard to know what is the average rate. I would go with your gut and if your daughter is very happy with her, maybe its worth it.
Good luck!!
Cat



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06/02/2013 16:26 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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God i wld love to get €50 for 3 days, i charge 5€ an hr and i think thats very good, i collect them and feed them a dinner.




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