Life in America - Babysitting costs $700 and she gets paid $900 every two weeks

A young Haitian mother living in Brooklyn NY is sharing her life experience with her sister in Haiti. Childcare is expensive she says... Her first experience.

Money Patched Up Piggy Bank

When she arrived in the United States she was so happy to be making some money. These days she realizes all her money is going towards banysitting.

Her bi-weekly paycheck is $900 and about $700 of that goes to her babysitter

She wants to send the baby to her parents in Haiti.

What do you think about that?

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Gauthier Saintilus Yes, If itis one of of your best choices, send the child to Haiti, but make sure that the babysitter in Haiti is qualified to do the job. When the... see more
Reply · May 07 at 3:55 PM
Irmone If she can work something out with her husband and he works night and she works day like that they can keep the baby here. From my experience it's... see more
Reply · April 17 at 8:47 PM
F Etienne Where is the child's father, can't he help?
Reply · April 17 at 12:47 PM
F Etienne Having raised 3 children in New York City I know for sure her problems. It is only the beginning....
Reply · April 17 at 12:42 PM
Flo Send the baby but be very careful to not have greedy family taking advantage of the situation.
Reply · April 17 at 10:56 AM
Linda No don't sent your baby to Haiti. you need to find another way to take care your baby, there are many government program for low income parents who... see more
Reply · April 17 at 10:54 AM

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