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Old 10-27-2011, 01:11 PM
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Hello Everyone, I am really excited to finally join this group as I have been viewing it quite often lately so that it would give me the courage to finally become licensed which I have just started the process. I have 4 kids of my own 6,5,4, and 3 yrs old and have been watching other family members' children. I've been nervous because there are so many providers in Chicago about 34 in my zipcode alone and 120 in the zipcode next to me and I know the economy is in bad shape I dont know how sucessful I can be. I am in school for early childhood education and I want to eventually open a 24 hour center but because of the economy thought better to start as a home daycare catering to 2nd and 3rd shifts. But it was because of all the info I got just reading everyones posts that I finally got the nerve that and the fact that I love kids.
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Old 10-27-2011, 01:17 PM
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Sounds like a great Niche Market for starting up in a tough economy...

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Old 10-27-2011, 02:30 PM
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Awesome! Go for it and don't let anything stop ya. I'm working on starting my own 24/7 center, maybe we can trade suggestions. Good luck!
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:00 PM
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Welcome to the Forum! Glad you finally joined. I've upgraded your status. You can post freely now.
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