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how much to charge for minding overnight in minders home?

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31/10/2017 12:35 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay (Locality: Louth)
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Hi there
Can someone please tell me if child minding over night in my own house should be the same rate as during the day or be any different?
I will be minding an 8 month old baby during the day but sometimes because of the mothers work shift, I will have to mind the baby overnight in my house. I am happy to do this but just wondering if the rate should change or not?
All opinions are welcome! :)



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31/10/2017 12:41 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Depends on what your day rate is currently per hour? Are you insured to childmind as overnights potentially more risky..reason majority use a babysitter in their own home as few childminders do overnights.



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31/10/2017 13:33 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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hi yes I am insured and i normally charge €5 per hour at day time hours.
Ive never done overnights in my own house but in this case this might happen sometimes as the mother could be working 10pm to 10am from time to time. She is happy to leave her baby with me overnight if ever needed. Im just not sure if i charge more as it is more risky isnt it?



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31/10/2017 13:49 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Well babysitters are €10 an hr generally. Perhaps you could look at nightly rate that suits both of you, especially if child a great sleeper.



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31/10/2017 14:15 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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thank you :
i appreciate your help and advice. cheers :)



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31/10/2017 14:24 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Best of luck with it all...lucky family and its great to have the work....




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