In college, and even later in graduate school, one thing I never anticipated was that I might feel even more lost in my career path than when I had started school. As a little girl, you hear so many off hand comments and advice about who you are and what you’re like that you eventually start to believe them. “Helen”, my Dad once said, “you talk well and you love to argue, you’ll make a great lawyer!” However, by my senior year of college, I was definitely sure that this wasn’t the path for me. Instead, I realized that I loved children, and I knew that if it weren’t for my parents and the committed adults in my life I wouldn’t have graduated from college to begin with. Despite the suggestions and well wishes, as a nanny it took a bit of time to find my current path where I bring together all of the things that I learned in college and my passion for serving children.