- February 7, 2003 at 6:40 pm #235082
After recent aggravations at finding a sitter (that can handle reheating a
meal & Staying awake for more than 2 hours)
at a decent price, I’ve
called several good friends and this is our Cheap Childcare idea of the
Find 2 or 3 other Mom’s with kids the same ages as yours (or relatively
close in age). Organize a child care swap, meaning one evening they cover
your kids, one evening you cover their kids while they go. Charge each other
I’ve called some moms from the boys cub scout troup and they are more than
willing to participate. Thank heavens for no more overpaid teenage girls,
(not that many don’t deserve the money they earn), it just so happens the
one I had…. Didn’t.
Because we often have meals made up in advance, we are sending the boys
with a casserole big enough for the “hosting” family, may or may not help in
More Ideas would be welcome!
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