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    Default Tradie Daycare

    I'm posting this on behalf of a friend. She is thinking about opening a family daycare specifically aimed at children of 'tradies'. Her idea is to open early at 6am and close at around 4.30pm. Her dh is a tradie and I know her idea has come from the difficulty of finding appropriate childcare for her and her family. If you were looking for childcare, would these hours be attractive to you?
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    I think that sounds great!

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    My kids go to family day care and flexible hours are a pretty standard feature of family day care. A lot of FDC do weekends, overnights, early mornings. One of the kids at the FDC Mum we use starts at 6am.

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    As a nurse who's DH is a tradie I would love those hours. I leave for work before 6 and DH at 6 so the only daycare I can use is one at work that opens at 6.45 but they are chokers.

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    Great idea but as PP has said, FDC normally has that flexibility anyway.

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    Yep, I agree with the others - family daycare generally offers this flexibility already

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    I think a 5.45 am start would be more beneficial

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    The FDC's in my area have minimal hours- some don't start till 8.30 and then close at 5pm. Thanks for the feedback thus far.

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    My girls daycare is 6 to 6 - I thought that was standard

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    Daycare in gold coast all open 6-6.30. I think it's more of a case that they need to open the same in other states

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