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Hi! My name is Jacqui

Hi!! I am Jacqui Holland and this is my family! We have two boys and a girl, our dog is funny and thinks he is also a preteen young boy. I have always loved kids from a very young age, I couldn’t wait to babysit when I turned 12 and even printed out fliers and posted them around my neighborhood! I volunteered at my summer camp every summer when I aged out of being a camper. I have nannied for handfuls of families and always had a dream of owning my own daycare one day.

In 2016 (sweet ‘16️) we bought our first home and from there my vision of Playdate Daycare started to come alive. Slowly one by one my daycare started to grow. In the summer of 2018 we moved my husbands childhood playhouse that his Dad built for the family from his parents home in Newport Beach to Playdate Daycare in Costa Mesa. We began restoration on it as it needed a lot of work but, we were up for the challenge. I am a sentimental person and he is a proud preserver of history. My husband is a general contractor in the area which he learned the skill of woodworking through his father, who built a huge 118 foot sailing ship in his Costa Mesa front yard in the 70’s!

In 2019 we welcomed our angel girl and she quickly became a daycare baby. In 2020 we partnered with Early Einstein’s, an early education program that my sister in law created. She is a longtime teacher in Newport Mesa Unified School District. I never want to push learning on children as I believe that free play is learning at these young ages, but the sparkle in a child’s eyes when they want to explore learning is so inspiring to me!

We make it fun, and easy! Because I believe that is how learning should be! I am proud of the community we have built here in Costa Mesa at Playdate Daycare and love every single second of my job. I feel extremely lucky to be able to do this everyday. I hope I get to meet your family and be apart of your story as well!

We’re All About The Little People…

QUALIFIED CARE

Licensed through the State of California Lic# 304313430
Over 15 years of experience and CPR + First Aid certified.

CONVENIENT SCHEDULING

Drop-in day care, daily booking, and full-time spots available. Book now!

HEALTHY FOOD

Nutritious, homemade, mostly-organic and always healthy! Breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks included.

FRESH AIR

Group walks and time at the park keeps our little ones happy, healthy and having fun!

What Parents Say

“My boys love staying with her. She is dependable, playful, trustworthy and very flexible.”

KATHRIN W.

“Jacqui came to my rescue during my time of need. Words cannot describe the gratitude I have for this incredible human. …and did I mention how much fun my son had?!?! He couldn’t wait to go back!”

BONNIE G.

“Jacqui is amazing! My kids love going to Jacqui’s. They ask me, when are we going to Jacqui’s?! They would be so excited in the mornings when I told them we were going to Jacqui’s! Thank you for everything, Jacqui! Hope you can continue to take my kids as walk ins!”

NANCY

“Jacqui has an incredible soul and patience! I would trust her with my children any day!”

ARDEN

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