Meet Our Team

Hello! My name is Jamila. I am a native of Virginia Beach, Va. and the mother of two daughters. I am currently employed by Virginia Beach City Public Schools as a Physical Education Teacher Assistant while pursuing my teaching certification. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Regent University in May of 2018.

Over the past 30 years, I have enjoyed serving families and their children in many capacities. My experiences consist of babysitting (which I began at 13 years of age), serving as the Site Director for Virginia Beach City Parks and Recreation, and acting as Owner and Director of MiMi’s Place Home Daycare for 10 years, just to name a few. I have devoted much of my life to meeting the needs of military families within the Hampton Roads community by offering emergency support and care for children during unexpected deployment situations. I have also tutored several children who were struggling with reading and math at the elementary level. I enjoy helping children achieve great success as they navigate their way through the many developmental milestones.

I take great pride in offering them guidance and support to help build their self-confidence so that they can achieve success at a high level.

I am a devout Christian and a very active member in my church. I strive to display the love of Christ in all that I do. I pride myself in being loving, honest, patient, and very compassionate. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family (including my dog, Bailey), drawing, arts and crafts, playing board games, reading, and walking.  I look forward to the opportunity to help support and create new and lasting memories for you and your children.

Hello!! My name is Gina and I’m a responsible well -mannered adult woman with a heart for nurturing.

I am the eldest of my siblings and 22 cousins.  This has inspired a strong love for children and seasoned experience as a confident child care provider.

My primary focus is the care, safety and well-being of children.  I encourage a comfortable routine that includes personal hygiene, and dress, infant care, meal prep and serve, talk and play activities and any additional specifications given by the parent.  

My greatest joy is assisting the primary care-givers efforts to develop healthy and happy children.

 Hi!! :) My name is Kayla! I am a compassionate caregiver has the ability to develop and cherish long-term relationships with the families they serve. My history in this field is well documented. I began care-giving and working with children around the age of 16 at my neighborhood daycare. There I provided care for children from the age of 6 months to 12 years old. I continued working there as needed throughout college at Norfolk State University. I graduated in December 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Early Childhood Education and Psychology. 

 

I am currently working at the Navy Child and Youth Program at Naval Air Station Oceana. There I serve military families and their children from the age of 5 to 12 years old. I plan and implement lesson plans in the Fine Arts room while promoting positive interactions between children, staff, and families. My director will tell you I am a passionate, organized, and helpful person.

 

My love for children allows me to be patient and empathetic and I cannot express the level of excitement I have to serve your family. Servicing your family will allow me to resume my successful growth in the care-giving field. I know I will make a positive impact on your family and I look forward to discussing possible services with you all.

Hello! My name is Tina.  I owned and operated an accredited child care for 17 years.  I provided care to children two weeks to 10 years of age. I have a BA in Liberal Studies with a minor in Human Development and Early Education from Lesley University.  I have spent the last eight years coaching and mentoring Early Education Teachers and Parents.  

I love kids.  I love the way their brains work.  Their enthusiasm and sense of wonder has made my career as an educator rewarding.  I enjoy working with parents to give their children the best learning opportunities to advance their skills through all of the developmental domains.  I believe in structure and having a planned schedule lends itself to a successful day.

  

I have advanced experience in curriculum development and implementation.  I am a supporter of social and emotional development for children and adults. 

Play is the work of childhood and the quality of adult interaction is the key to learning.  

Hello My name is Jefferia Moore I am a mother of three, ages 34,22,20 and a grandmother of 6. I am a very enthusiastic person and enjoy life. I work well with others and enjoy making people smile. I enjoy working with and being around children.

 

I Have been working with children all of my life. I have Infant and Toddler CPR Training and certificates to show for other infant and toddlers training that I have taken. I was the children's Bible study teacher at Living Waters Christian Center in Hampton. In that classroom I taught children from the ages of 6 months to 13 years of age. I was also employed at Chuck E. Cheese’s where I started off as A birthday hostess then moving on to do Chuck E. Cheese himself. I truly enjoyed every minute of it even the children pulling chuck E. cheese down.

 

I’ve worked in Food Nutrition at General Stanford where I formed a bond with few of the children. I then started with Calvary Chapel Christian Academy as the children's summer bible school teacher and stayed on as the Child Nutrition Manager, P.E. Teacher and the Before and after school teacher and office assistant. At C.C.C.A the parents appreciated my love and concern for their children.

 

I don’t mind doing silly things or being extra loving for the children first thing in the morning. I truly believe that our children are our future and want to help shape their minds and hearts.

My name is Juwanda- everyone calls me Wanda. 

Please allow me to share a little about myself :) 

  • I am a well mannered, articulate and responsible woman, with great deal of experience and interest in children and their development. 

  • A confident childcare provider who is emotionally mature and possess high energy levels and an ability to develop close relationships with both children and families. 

  • I possess excellent communication skills and am able to relate well with people at all levels and converse in a polite and courteous manner.

  • I’m able to work to an excellent standard under considerable pressure whilst presenting a positive image to others. 

  • Always focused on the children, organizing and implementing their daily routines and helping them to grow, learn and develop. 

 

My certifications include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy

  • Food Manager Certification

 Hi there!! My name is Normonique. My passion for helping children began at an early age. I have a very large family and I would assist my grandma with her in-home child care business as young as 7 years old.

 

I knew that I would grow into a child care provider because I would put so much attention and care into the well-being of the children around me especially infants/newborns. This transpired into my teen years with helping my mother with her child care business and with my younger brother and sister.

My experience and certifications include; caring for children with intellectual disabilities, caring for children in poverty programs, summer camps, and shelters, and working as a nutritionist to postpartum mothers at VCU hospital. I am CPR Certified and have a Bachelor Degree in Holistic Wellness. A degree I designed so that I could study different fields in psychology, physical therapy, nutrition, child development, early education, and more.

 

My goal is to promote well being in the lives of children and young adults.  As well as providing care and safety to children when their parents are away, so that they feel comfortable and balanced at home.

 

I’m blessed to be a part of Moms’ Need Help Too. My team has connected me with many loving families! 

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