Los Angeles, CA
Maybe the babysitters got other opportunities that conflicted with your schedule
$15/hr for two children is a fair price in California. At least $11/hr, that is minimum wage.
Yes, it is your right to quit any job that you feel isn't working for you anymore. $5 per hour is illegal, and it is also illegal for them not to pay you for the overtime hours. You sound really burnt out, and your happiness is the most important... more
I would say $20/hr at least.
Look up on Google your area, and the average rates and go from here. Note that a family should pay you a little more for any additional children, mileage on the job, pets, or even chores. However being a nanny is different than being a housekeeper, so try to not... more
I think your salary is very fair, and works out to be $24 an hour. Also just be aware that a 60 hour week is a lot for anyone, even if you are paying them well. I would suggest cutting the hours down to 40-45 hours. Everyone needs a break... more
Meet with your client in a public place such as Starbucks and Panera. Have them or you bring any supplies you need. Ask them to also pay you in advance or negotiate the payment beforehand, do cash or check. Online payments is not a good idea for first times, especially... more
$100/$150 a day. The airfare, hotel, and food is not a part of the compensation package, this is a business trip for the nanny.