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McKaela S.

She was amazing with our kiddos! She watched all four of them for our wedding weekend and everyone was so impressed with how well she did We loved Mckaela as did the children. She also dressed up for our wedding so beautifully while watching them. We were so grateful for her. - Stacie

McKaela S.

She is so kind, caring, playful and just great with the kids. Very attentive and loving. She is super knowledgeable on safety and goes above and beyond to make sure the babes are safe. My kids adored her and still do. She was always on time, great with communication, and has an overall positive and uplifting presence about her. - Ashley

Miriam W.

Very personable. I appreciated her hard work and professionalism with helping clients. She is proactive and reliable. - Anne

What’s the average cost of a child care provider in California?

The average cost of a child care provider in California is $16.49 per hour. The cost of a child care provider is dependent on the child care provider’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Find Affordable Child Care in California

Nanny Lane is a child care website to help you find child care near your area in California. Our child care services include background checks, PLUS, and payroll.

Understand the Different Types of Child Care in California

If you’re looking for affordable child care, you should explore the different types of care and how they compare to each other in California. What are the differences between a solo nanny and a nanny share? What about a nanny share vs. daycare? Or nanny share vs. nursery school? Or a solo nanny vs. an au pair? What is a nanny share?

There are lots of options to find affordable child care that works best for your family, and Nanny Lane’s child care services is here to help along the way.

Explore the Costs of Different Child Care Options in California

There are various types of child care (solo nanny, nanny share, etc), with different levels of costs. For how much to pay a nanny, key factors that determine cost are experience, the number of children, where you live, and much more. In addition, during the hiring process, you should be considerate of how to handle expenses (e.g. gas, food, etc.).

If you choose a nanny as the best child care option for your family, there are ways to save on nanny costs like an afterschool co-op or having relatives who live close offer child care support on certain days.

Alternatively, you can [split the costs of a nanny)(/guide/family/identifying-your-needs/how-to-split-nanny-share-costs). There are lots of different nanny share setups that highlight how to make nanny shares even if the kids are different ages. With a nanny share, you can find a family first or hire a nanny and consider creating a nanny share. Either way, a nanny share is the most affordable way to employ a nanny.

Find what works best for you and your family. Nanny Lane’s child care services are here to help you along the way.

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