Hi! My name is Candace Rittenhouse. I was born in Melbourne, Florida, and moved to Vero Beach when I was 9. I am a 5th generation Floridian. I went to a tech school after graduating high school for dental assisting and worked at a pediatric dental office for 9 years. I left to nanny for a family with 2 girls. I have been babysitting for many families since I was 13 and still babysit when I can. I took time off of working full-time and got married to Rick Rittenhouse in 2005 and had two boys. I started working at Gracie’s in 2012 as the 2-year-old teacher after my boys were old enough to attend school. While working at Gracie’s I took classes at IRSC and received my CDA. I love my job and what I do!