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do you do a reduction for 2nd child

(9 Posts)
40nanny Thu 13-Sep-07 10:02:46

hi there, just starting out as cm, do you always do a reduction for 2nd child,school aged for just after school, and holidays thanks, any other info appreciated

looneytune Thu 13-Sep-07 10:04:53

I give a 10% discount for siblings that are with me full time. Don't have school aged children with siblings so not sure about that

Katymac Thu 13-Sep-07 11:41:45

I don't

The second child takes as much space as the first (eg in your ratio)- they eat the same food and need the same level of concern

hana Thu 13-Sep-07 11:42:39

I've had 3 childminders and one did - 50p cheaper an hour

I can see why cm wouldn't though - as a parent I don't have a problem with this

Rubybees Thu 13-Sep-07 13:41:10

I used to but in line with everyone in my area area stopped. I had one family who wanted me to have 2 children 7,8 after school for a reduced rate as they weren't with me all day, I've now stopped the school runs as for £3.50 per hours they were eating more than I got paid some days, I love the school runs but for me it really wasn't worth the hassle!!

KaySamuels Thu 13-Sep-07 13:45:00

No I don't for the same reason katymac states, plus the rate in my area is ridiculously low anyway IMO.

motherinferior Thu 13-Sep-07 13:48:23

My childminder doesn't. I wouldn't expect her to, either.

feelingfedup Thu 13-Sep-07 18:39:11

don't know about childminders but all the local nurseries do. I get 20 per cent off fees for number 2 and he is only there 1 day a week (London).

maximummummy Thu 13-Sep-07 20:38:48

no i don't offer reducsd sibling rates and i have 2 sets no one has been put off by this but i guess it depends what is normal in your area

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