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First Overnight, HELP!!

Hi guys , so I live in Texas . The family I am working for currently is expecting a mother child on the way so I'm set to work overnight when the mother has her baby .
They have a two year old boy and I can't for him 3 days a week from 8am-6:30pm . I get paid 11 an hour , but with this overnight I have no idea what to charge.
We figured a flat rate would be best since we don't know when she's going into labor. What do you guys think would be safe bet ?

LIVING IN Crazy situation!!!

Hi there!

So glad I found this space!

First: I adore the baby... I do everything with him and he is just 3 months! read, play, exercise, milk him, bath, dippers... etc,

I was told I will work 5 days per week max 50 hours, mom and dad when are home always want to be with him, grandma is pretty involve: so you will have time of and we don't want you working 24 hours.

their schedule is crazy! mommy work all night so she leave at 6pm come back 8:30 am! dad works all day lets say 8am-8pm so...

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