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Have you considered a nanny share?

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A nanny share is when one nanny cares for children from two different families. Each family saves significantly on child care expenses, while the nanny enjoys higher pay than the typical full-time position.

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Andiswa M. - Seeking Work in Washington
Andiswa M.

Her patience and attention to kids really stood out to me, for a job like this taking care of kids requires a lot of patience and she has it. - Fortunate

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Angie A.

She’s very responsible, energetic, positive, talkative and loves hanging out with kids. I also recommend her because of her experience in the past. The activities she does with the kids are very fun! - Nathaly

Thomas M. - Seeking Work in Washington
Thomas M.

Tommy is a caring and trustworthy caretaker. They have a big heart, were attentive to the needs of our kids (4yr, & 9mnth), and created a fun and safe environment. Highly recommend. Please reach out if you have specific questions. - Carlyn

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What’s the average cost of a child care provider in Washington, DC?

The average cost of a child care provider in Washington, DC is $18.42 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 Washington, DC

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

Understand the Different Types of Child Care in Washington, DC

If you’re looking for affordable child care, you should explore the different types of care and how they compare to each other. 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

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. 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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