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Daniela L. - Seeking Work in Redwood City
Daniela L.

She is very professional, positive and responsible. She has lots of experience and loves kids, is very reliable and hardworking. Also, and very important for me, she is very patient with children and like a plus she is CPR and first aid certified, in case of emergency. - Luisa

Serena C. - Seeking Work in Carmichael
Serena C.

Serena is an amazing Nanny. She is incredibly patient and engaging with children. She nannied for our family during and after her pregnancy and handled multiples very well. She is a natural. Highly recommend! - Marisa Marie

Serena C. - Seeking Work in Carmichael
Serena C.

Serena is really attentive with kids, not only that but she has an amazing amount of patience! She shows love to all kids like they’re her own. I’ve experienced it first hand watching her with my kids as well as other kids! - Brenda

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

The average cost of a child care provider in California is $16.85 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.

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