Is it reasonable to ask a neighbor/friend to watch a child every morning before school for free?

I am going to school and I mentioned that once classes start earlier than my 6yo goes to get the bus, that I will need to offer to pay a neighbor $20 to $25 a week to keep her for an hour or so before the bus comes.

My significant other believes that I should just ask the neighbor without offering any money. His argument is that she will already be home with her child getting ready for school and that it's no problem.
By VioletIsBlue 9 years ago :: Parent/Child
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