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    Quote Originally Posted by Boobycino View Post
    Oh oh I like that idea. A friend was telling me about something like that where mum's take turns looking after kids. But like whole days in centre environment. Sounded awesome.
    Playcentre!

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    Parents also work towards ECE qualifications.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlissedOut View Post
    Playcentre!

    http://playcentre.org.nz/

    Parents also work towards ECE qualifications.
    Lol the friend and thing I was talking about ^^^

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    Default Drop off playgroup

    My high school did similar for our child care subject. Parents left their toddlers with us students for 1 hour and they paid $2 a session. It was 1 on 1.
    I probably wouldn't pay $40 for that, not even $20 I don't think. Especially if the carers aren't qualified. Though it's not something I'd make use of, to be honest.

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    Yeah it sounds like very expensive occasional care to me. Our local neighbourhood house does occasional care for $18 for 3 hours. With 3 qualified staff. With more structured activities I'd either want to stay and participate, or expect a really professional service, eg dance instructors teaching dance.

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    Default Drop off playgroup

    There is a council run per school not far from me that charges $35 a day. There is no way I'd pay $40 for two hours care. You'd need fully qualified careers, insurance etc as PPs have pointed out. Sorry but it sounds a bit dodgy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by faroutbrusselsprout View Post
    I would be really hesitate leaving my kids with someone who advertised their service with bad spelling and punctuation.
    Sorry. It says a lot about a business.

    How *****y. She wasn't advertising, she was starting a bubhub thread asking for opinions..

    Sorry OP, I also wouldn't use a service like this. It's too expensive compared to childcare. My kids go to daycare all day for $35 a day.

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    Sorry but another no here! I currently pay $40 for 5 hours at occasional care (which is basically what you describe) and I consider that the max I would pay for5 hours, no way I would pay effectively double.
    I really don't see how it would be viable tbh, insurance alone would be costly even if you already held all the checks and qualifications you needed.

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