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Old 10-22-2012, 10:14 AM   #31
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Re: How much do you pay for childcare?

Around here the going rate for full time care is ~$40/day/child, although they frequently will discount subsequent children after the first. Considering I only make about ~$90/day, I'd pretty much have to stop working if I didn't work opposite shifts with my DH. This is for children about 1 year through age 4 - with year long mat leave it's rare for young infants to be in daycare, and kindergarten here starts the year they turn 4. Some schools are every other day, some every day and they're all supposed to be every day all day starting the next year or two. I'll be looking into after care for both girls shortly, as DH and my schedule sometimes overlaps slightly.


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Old 10-22-2012, 11:17 AM   #32
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Re: How much do you pay for childcare?

We pay $411 a month for full-day pre-kindergarten (no aftercare required).

Then we also pay $250/week (about $1000/month) for 2 kids in a licensed home daycare.

I'm in ND, a relatively low COL state.
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