As of August 2014, the approximate cost for home day care per day is $25 to $30 per child. The average cost per child per week is $140 to $285, depending on location. These costs vary if the child is an infant, toddler i... More » Family Parenting Child Care

When calculating the cost of child care, there are a number of variables to consider. These variables include location, type of child care wanted, the child's age, and the amount of hours needed per week. More » Family Parenting Child Care

Be prepared to do your homework before you chose a day care facility. Talk to other parents to find out where they send their children. Most neighborhoods have a few options that are well known. Also, research the teache... More » Family Parenting Child Care
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