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This is a beautiful and elegant solution to a what's become a systemic, unacknowledged crisis. I hope you guys can figure out how to make this work. Good luck!

Hi Kelly, I thoroughly enjoyed reading your submission and think that the potential opportunity here is vast. Quick question: while I understand that, pretty much by definition, FFN falls outside of ECE, what are the disadvantages - other than cash outlay and regulatory red tape - for an FFN care provider to attain something akin to a 'family child care' license?

I ask because our own submission focuses on creating a network of already-existing, licensed ECE centers, and connecting their unused capacity with parents seeking backup care as easily as making a restaurant reservation on OpenTable. In short, were it not for the matter of the license (or lack thereof), some form of strategic partnership could make a lot of sense.

Outstanding. I look forward to putting something on the books!