We're in a unique situation because, not only did our "expensive" childcare NOT end, it increases a bit each year as we give small raises to our nanny.
True. Sometimes the price does not go down that much after daycare with the price of summer camps (as high as $6,000 for the summer in my area).
I think it all depends on what type of care you have for your children at any age.
I didn't worry so much when they were infants, toddlers and preschoolers...it's the middle school years that have me worried.
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Yes. We. Did.
Like many things, this is a matter of supply and demand.
I think some of the posters have some interesting responses--I'm definitely interested in what they're saying, as I'm in a similar position.