You aren't making great money, but are you doing it to make money or as a favor or a combination? Babies require a lot of attention and care to be cared for well. If she is working 5 days, you're making a little over 3.00 per hour... more
IT is fair to ask for a wage increase. How much is between you and your employer, but you are doing private in home healthcare. You should be making 10.00 - 20.00 per hour depending on where you live and the financial situation of the employer.
Pay by the hour and get someone who hustles when they work. Then it doesn't matter how much work you give them, because it's going to take however long it takes and you are only paying for the work actually done. I know if they provide the cleaning... more
My vet recommended Purina One as one of the lower cost but decent quality foods. Your mileage may vary.
A reasonable price depends on whom you get to do the job, what supplies they need to bring, what tools they bring, how far they travel, and most of all, how long it takes them. Paying by the hour is the usual way it's done. If you have the... more
Oxyclean. Wet the spot with cold water and gently brush it with a cleaning brush. Then pour Oxyclean on the spot, wet with very warm water to make a sort of paste, and roll up the shorts so the paste stays wet. Depending on the stain, and whether its been... more
I've done both - they supply and I supply. I charge enough to justify both my travel time and gas and whatever cleaning supplies I use that I purchase, wear and tear on my vac and electric mop and the cost of washing the cleaning cloths and towels I bring... more
Customer's always right. At least usually. At that rate, I would have her supply all the cleaning supplies, including the Swiffer pads. Cleaning is hard labor. And I know I move quickly and tend to do the job quicker than the average bear, so I do charge more. Also... more