Creative Solutions to Affordable Child Care?

Updated on March 17, 2007
N.M. asks from Chicago, IL
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Hello all,
i am pregnant with my second child and and am delighted, but not sure how I am going to pay child care for two kids! If I stay with my current situation, (which I love), I will be paying $250 a week total for the two children. This is a substantial portion of my income and I'm a single mom with no child support. Does anyone know of anything more affordable? Perhaps been in this situation and come up with a creating solution?

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L.W.

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N.--Where do you live?!??!! :-) $250 a week for TWO kids is a STEAL, I pay more than that in the city just for ONE. Seriously, that's awesome, I should move to where you are! :-) Congrats on your pregnancy! L

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S.J.

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hello my name is S. and i am a license home childcare provider who lives near the brickyard area north ave and nagle. i can offer you service at an affordable price.
[email protected]____.com

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K.P.

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Have you tried getting child care assistance from the state, it is there to help. I use it for my son...

Go to this link an see if you are Eligibile, it is worth a try...

http://www.dhs.state.il.us/ts/ChildCareDevelopment/CCD/el...

Good luck and I hope everything works out.

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J.M.

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hi my name is J., i had just recently was laid off of work so i am trying to do something where i can make some money as well as be with my children. i am looking to babysit because i enjoy taking care of children, and because it is a fun job and it allows me to be with my children. I live in berwyn and i am will to baby sit in my home. if you know anyone who needs a daycare provider i am also willing to take action for children please let them know and they mak contact me at hannah [email protected]____.com i am also going in june to be come a liscenced provider i have 5+ years of babysitting for family and friends as well as my own choldren i like taking the children out to do activities and play boardgames as well as going to movies etc.. so if you's know anyone please contact me

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