I've always loved kids. My mother babysat from her home. In high school, I was in a work study program where I got my first job at WeeCare (in Valparaiso) and continued working there for a few years after graduating. I left there to try working in a non-childcare field but it turned out the toll road wasn't for me. I missed working with kids so I went back to childcare at the Duneland YMCA where I worked with preschoolers. They opened an infant room which was one of my most favorite jobs. I left to be a nanny for a nice family for about 7 years. The little girl in the family went to Chesterton Montessori School and that's how I began working here.