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Lorilee P. - Seeking Work in Nashville
Lorilee P.

Lorilee loved our kids like they were her own. She was always on time, and we lived quite a ways away. I wish she still lived in our area. We would have hired her to help our daughter (who Lorilee watched) with her babies. - Teresa Reding

Martha W. - Seeking Work in Bristol
Martha W.

I hired Martha at Ridgeview in Mobile Crisis in September 2014 and worked with her until I left my supervisor position in April 2015. Martha is kind and thoughtful. She works well with others. She is considerate in her approach snd stays calm in crisis situations. She has knowledge in field along with having a willingness to learn new skills and ideas. Martha is an excellent employee. - Julie Cole

Martha W. - Seeking Work in Bristol
Martha W.

Compassion, attention to detail, Strengths Finder says Woo, people open up and feel safe with her, likes to help others, creative, good educator, calm and reassuring in a crisis. - Sheryl

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

The average cost of a child care provider in Tennessee is $12.24 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 Tennessee

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

Understand the Different Types of Child Care in Tennessee

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

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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