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    Default Anyone a Family Day care educator??

    Just wondering if anyone on here runs their own FDC??
    What days and hours do you operate?
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    How long you been operating?

    I'm thinking of going down this track next year so just looking for advice.
    I'm a single Mum and my DS will be off to primary school next yr. I was thinking I'd start off doing 3 days something like 8am to 5pm.
    My biggest worry is having to move to a bigger place as in a duplex not suitable for a FDC, so that would mean I'd have to pay more rent. I'm just surviving on the $$ I get from Centrelink now and that's not getting to save much.
    I also really don't want to buy a bigger car so could do school drop offs or pick ups as I don't have that money but would I find it annoying having to either do before and after school care for my DS or seeing if I can rely on parents of my son's friends could help me.... I don't think I'd feel comfortable putting DS on a bus for his 1st year of school either.

    So any suggestions or tips you can give me??

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    I'm not a child care educator, so I can't really give advice about setting up business. However, it doesn't sound like you have the money to invest in establishing a family day care.

    Have you considered becoming a private nanny for a family until you can afford to set up?


 

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