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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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Yariana R. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Yariana R.

I’ve known Yariana a couple of years, she’s always been willing and ready to babysit my Daughter when I needed someone on short notice. She’s a caring and loving worker who makes sure that your child is taken care and safe. One thing that I know about Yariana through what I’ve seen and heard is that she gets along with children well and they love being around her. - Alexandra Perez

Gina G. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Gina G.

Gina was always on time and great with my two daughters. I would still have used her services unfortunately due to covid I’m no longer employed. - Emily

Claire W. - Seeking Work in Chicago
Claire W.

Claire works as a therapist in our violence against women and children non for profit, she engages so beautifully with the children - creating art projects for them and allowing them to find their story and develop from it. Such an inspiration and so bubbly with the kids and staff :) - Casey

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What’s the average cost of a child care provider in Chicago, IL?

The average cost of a child care provider in Chicago, IL is $14.91 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 Chicago, IL

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

Understand the Different Types of Child Care in Chicago, IL

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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