Stepping out and doing anything different in your childcare can offer mixed feelings.  I remember I was feeling like I was accomplishing something great by breaking barriers  and adding uniforms into my childcare business. I felt worried  because I was stuck between decisions about what I wanted to do with my vision. I wanted to bring the uniform concept into Akeba Academy which was totally unheard of in a daycare/childcare setting in my community. The only organization that promoted the use of uniforms was the private schools.  I took a vote from my parents and the results showed there was a lot of mixed feelings.   Never the less I followed my dreams and moved forward with my uniform desire.  It wasn’t an easy decision, a few parents moved on to different childcare businesses because of it. I learned during this journey that everyone will not move forward in your ...

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 Super Excited to love what I do and do what I love!  This week I decided to wear my diamond look of apple earrings representing my AKEBA ACADEMY Daycare and Party Center logo and my necklace that says Love. I am wearing what I call branded jewelry. Branded novelties speak for you and your business. When I started Akeba Academy, I chose the apple logo which represented teaching and learning. And when I found my earrings you know I had to get them. Plus I love all things that BLING! My necklace that says Love was another gotta-have piece. Besides the bling, It truly speak of me and who I am authentically. When I coach my childcare business owner clients I talk about loving what you do all the time. Plus when you watch my videos on youtube I always end my videos with my authentic saying of If You ...

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          Oh how I love Celebrations and parties! I’m a big believer in celebrating others and giving them more than they could ask for. I love making people feel good and fantabulous! When it comes to celebrating others at my childcare center, I do it BIG! No matter what the occasion is, I dress up, show up, work hard, and do it BIG! Doing it BIG doesn’t have to cost a lot it just takes an eye for flatter and splendor! I love BIG therefore; I look for BIG things and for colors that I love! My favorite colors are yellow, orange, red, and green and black, so I’m attracted to them everywhere I go. Flowers have always been my cup of tea and when I found these perfect harvest long stem flowers, I got so excited! I bought the full container for less than $20 ...

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