Wesley Chapel, FL
I believe a raise to this amount is completely reasonable. Child care rates are raising on average, and seeing as you both care for the children at home and are their homeschool teacher, I think $20 an hour is quite reasonable.
This is an important age when it comes to stimulation and learning, therefore you should try to include different toys that include colors, lights, buttons, and things for them to grab to work on their motor skills. Depending on the baby, they may not know how to crawl yet however... more
This is something that should be discussed even if the family is expecting to only need you part time. First, find a realistic amount of hours that you believe you can handle without exhausting yourself. Caring for children requires a lot of energy, and in order to efficiently do your... more
When caring for children who are not your own, it can be difficult to find ways to get them to see you as an authority figure and show you the same respect they would their parents. When in these situations it is important to first speak to the parents and... more
Seeing as $10 is seen as the fair starting pay for caregivers at the moment, I see it fair to charge around $15 an hour for special needs children. These children require an extreme amount of commitment and attention and therefore the pay should reflect that, along with your personality... more
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