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How much to pay babysitter for early evening hours?? need to tell her this week

How much to pay babysitter for early evening hours?? need to tell her this week           reply
07/05/2012 15:57 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay (Locality: Laois)
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I have a 19 year old college student to mind my children for the summer. She is not qualified in childcare but has fantastic references for summer childminding and babysitting. She will have them three evenings a week for just a few hours in my home from 5 o clock until either 7 or 9pm. Dinner will be over and she is not required to do any housework. Just play with my girls aged 4 and 7 and put them to bed around 7.30. I was paid 5 per hour for some childminding last year, and i had to collect the child from school, do homework and feed her dinner and snacks from my own home. Is 5 per hour appropriate to offer this girl now? I heard that some babysitters are asking for 10 per hour. I only earn this amount myself. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. thanks




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