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do cms charge for food

(8 Posts)
narkymum Wed 13-Aug-08 14:24:26

What is the procedure with food for three yr old who eats 3 meals plus snacks with cm (big eater) would you charge.?

jillyj Wed 13-Aug-08 14:25:14

no never. always included in hourly fee

Love2bake Wed 13-Aug-08 14:32:38

no - include in my fee too.

southernbelle77 Wed 13-Aug-08 14:33:26

I include lunch in my fee but breakfast and dinner is a further £1.50 per day.

southernbelle77 Wed 13-Aug-08 14:34:00

snacks are also included in the fee

ayla99 Wed 13-Aug-08 15:48:51

As some parents prefer to send pack ups and some prefer the convenience of having meals provided I charge separately.

Breakfast £1.40, lunch £

cyanarasamba Wed 13-Aug-08 15:53:14

I use one CM who does not provide food at £4 per hour and another who does at £4.50 an hour.

Best to include in the fee or not provide at all to make things simple.

KIOOSES Wed 13-Aug-08 18:19:01

i provide all snacks free eg fruit, juice, milk etc. but if parents want Wholesome homecooked meal eg shepards pie, pasta with veg, chick casserole and pud i charge £1.50. i use as much fresh veg and fruit from my allotment and the children love to help. Parents seem to like this as they can pick up their children fully fuelled especially if been working hard and its late in day. parents are free to provide their own packed lunch.

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