Your Legacy!

The legacy you create with a home-based daycare center can last for generations, providing a stable source of income and a sense of pride in your family.

About DeShonda

It's Your girl DeShonda Monique Jennings AKA “Dee”!! I Am an Author, Business Coach, Speaker, and Parent/Youth Advocate who specializes in helping High-Achieving Women ditch their 9-5 and Launch a Profitable Business leveraging their gifts! I've been featured on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Pandora, The Wealthy Woman Podcast, CBS News, NBC, ABC and so many more. I've also had the opportunity to launch an Amazon Best Seller with Dr. Cheryl Wood and Les Brown.

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Meet the CEO!

DeShonda Monique Jennings is a proud wife, mother, grandma, and author. She is a firm believer of “It Takes a Village” when it comes to our youth. DeShonda is a former Girl Scout Troop Leader. She has been a member of Girl Scouts for over 24 years. DeShonda is a member of VA PTA/PTSA. DeShonda is the epitome of what a strong wife, mother, daughter, grandmother and woman of faith is.


DeShonda has a Bachelor’s in Accounting with a Minor in Business Management.

After giving birth to her second daughter, she re-enrolled in college and obtained an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Development.

She is currently furthering her education in Early Childhood and Teacher Education.


DeShonda owns and operates a successful home daycare in Chesterfield County.

She currently serves as an advocate and mentor for children as well as a mentor to women who wish to start a home daycare business. She has actively served as a parent advocate for over 21 years.

“Critical thinking requires us to use our imagination, seeing things from perspectives other than our own and envisioning the likely consequences of our position.”


We have two sides to this program....

The first allows scholarships for those who needs some assistance with start-up fees.

The second allows those who are able to support this movement by becoming a sponsor.

Benefits of sponsorship:

We are a 501c3, so your donation is a tax benefit, your name will be listed on the nonprofit website as a sponsor and mentioned at the event, your sponsorship helps to increase the number of events as well as the overall experience for each event for our youth, as well as help to offset cost in aspiring childcare providers.

What Our Others are Saying

"I have worked with DeShonda for many years. She is energetic, friendly, unstoppable and always there to help.”

- Dr. Amy Walton, Meherrin VA.


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