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How much should I pay my sister to mind my LO full time?

How much should I pay my sister to mind my LO full time?           reply
29/09/2014 13:24 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay (Locality: Dublin South)
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Hi,

My sister will be minding my LO (12 mths) Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm.

I´m just wondering what I should offer? She has no idea herself.

She minds her in my home, although she is house hunting and over the next few weeks when she gets a place it will be done in her own home. When it is done on her home we´ll (myself and DH) will do drops and collections and provide food.

Thank you for any advice!



re : How much should I pay my sister to mind my LO full time?           reply
29/09/2014 13:31 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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PS we were thinking of a monthly rate. (not sure how to edit original post)



re... : How much should I pay my sister to mind my LO full time?           reply
29/09/2014 15:52 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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I would think that 50 Euro per day would be a fair rate(5 Euro per hour roughly). Its a long day, and not every minder would take on a child for those hours. Its lovely to have family mind your little one, so you are lucky. Hope it works our for you all. You will have to agree on other issues too, like will you pay her if you or the baby is ill! The usual rule is that if you dont drop the baby, the minder still gets paid, and vice versa if minder takes a day off she does nt get paid. Hope that helps.




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