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Our store is owned an operated by Newport News natives and twin sisters, Traci and Lori, & their families. We grew up in this community and wanted to offer a service that gave back to the community we love. We are proud to have brought the OUAC brand to Hampton Roads. We opened our store in 2010. Since that time we have helped families save over $25 million dollars versus pay full retail prices. And, we have put over $2 million dollars into the pockets of local families by helping them recycle and reuse their kids' stuff.

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The Powers
We have 3 children (and 2 dogs) who make sure there is a never a dull moment in our house. 
They fill our house with lots of laughter, chasing, and hugs.
We live with autism in our family and we advocate for autism awareness and education.

The Jankes
We are parents of a 8 year old who loves Star Wars, Transformers, 
and playing outside. We are a bi-lingual family so if you see an 8 year old 
running around the shop speaking German, he's probably ours!



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Once Upon A Child Newport News

Gold Standard

12233 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23602
757-968-KIDS - Map - Hours
Mon09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Tues09:30 AM-05:00 PM
Wed09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Thu09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Fri09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Sat09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Sun11:00 AM-06:00 PM
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