After living in Europe for graduate school, Barbara Kline returned to the US to settle in Washington, DC. She had no idea how hard it would be to find a job. After a brief stint as a paralegal, she opened The Ice Cream Lobby on Capitol Hill. For 7 years, she scooped ice cream cones, made hot fudge sundaes, and hung out with Hill staffers. After the birth of her first child, she reconsidered her career path. The need to find quality childcare for her baby led her to found White House Nannies. Over the past 26 years, White House Nannies has evolved into the premier nanny agency in the DC metro area. In 2005, Barbara wrote White House Nannies published by Tarcher/Penguin. She has been interviewed on many national programs. She lives in Chevy Chase with her husband Richard who runs the financial side of the business. They have two children: Matt lives in Venice, California and is on his city council and Gillian works in digital advertising in New York City.