Loveland/Milford/Wards Corner Staff Bios

Chris and Marilyn Lohrman - Owners

Chris and Marilyn Lohrman are married, have raised five daughters and twin sons and live in Loveland. All seven children were active in school-age programs and athletics so we were actively involved with the schools, athletic programs and school related programs (ie. Girl Scouts, youth athletic programs including coaching and dance organizations). We also have four granddaughters. Our love of children is what led us to develop a daycare/preschool.

We both have served as a board member and an officer of a cooperative preschool where parents were directly involved. Chris oversaw the creation of a charter elementary school for low income children in downtown Cincinnati and served on the board.

We strongly understand the importance of offering a safe and clean green learning center (registered with USGBC) where your child will feel comfortable and have the opportunity to be challenged to learn at his or her level.

We welcome the opportunity to meet you and your children and have you become members of the All About Kids at Wards Corner family in the Loveland/Milford area!

Kelly Morgan - Executive Director

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Hello, my name is Kelly Morgan and I am the Executive Director here at the All About Kids at Wards Corner. I was born and raised here in Cincinnati where I attended Wilmington College and received a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I am licensed in Ohio to teach preschool through third grade classes. I have over ten years experience in education and working with children and their families. I live in Bethel with my wonderful husband, Kevin, our two amazing kids, Brianna and Kian, and our adorable dog Karma. In my free time, I enjoy reading, camping and hiking. My favorite thing to do is spend time with Kevin and our kids, and Karmie.

I chose to go into education because of my children. Volunteering in their classrooms and working with the students, teachers and administration allowed me to realize that teaching is what I was meant to do. I find that children are remarkable in the way they are able to learn new concepts and always see the bright side of life. I feel inspired every day at the school by my students, my team and their families. My students are so kind and eager to learn and my team is loving to one and all and are enthusiastic about teaching.

I truly love my job here at All About Kids at Wards Corner in the Loveland/Milford area and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with you and your family. I am excited to create a safe and educational environment where your children can learn and grow. Please feel free to contact me about anything, anytime.

Kelly Irwin - Assistant Director

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Hello, my name is Kelly Irwin and I am the Assistant Director here at the center. I graduated from Clermont Northeastern High School and attended the University of Cincinnati where I obtained a degree in Early Childhood Education. I chose to go into this field after having my oldest son and learning how important a quality early childhood education is for children and how a good program can make a difference in so many young lives. I’ve been working with children and their families for over 13 years. I live with my husband Josiah, our two incredible children Ethan and Noah, and our big dog Toby. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I love working at All About Kids at Loveland/Milford because I get to help so many families, and I truly enjoy getting to know our families, students and wonderful staff members!

Ms. Bri - Administrative Assistant

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Hi, my name is Bri and I work as an administrative assistant at the front desk. I grew up in Bethel, Ohio, and currently live in Batavia. I live with my husband and our son, Raylan. We have one Boston Terrier mix named Mickey and one small parrot named Pepper. I graduated from Bethel Tate High School. I am currently enrolled at University of Cincinnati working toward my bachelor's in Social Work. My goal is to become a crisis worker! I love reading, dancing, singing, taking pictures and spending time with those I love. I absolutely love being a mom! It's my favorite thing! I chose to work with children because I really like watching them grow and learn. I enjoy working at All About Kids because I love the people that I work with and the children always brighten my day!

Ms. Nana DeeDee - Nursery 1

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Hello, my name is Nana DeeDee and I work in the Nursery 1 classroom. I grew up in West Chester and currently live in Goshen, Ohio. I went to Lakota High School. I live with my husband, Jack. In my free time I enjoy making crafts, sewing, quilting, crochet knitting and reading. One of my favorite things to do in the world is spend time with my grandchildren. I have always loved taking care of children and watching them grow and develop. Working at All About Kids is a great experience. The children are adorable, the families are wonderful, and the staff here are passionate and great to be around.

Ms. Kristin - Nursery Rooms 1 & 2

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Hello, my name is Kristin W. and I work in Infant 1 and Infant 2 classes. I grew up and currently live in the Milford/Loveland area. I have been working with children for 17 wonderful years. I went to Milford High School and on to Live Oaks where I graduated from their Early Childhood Education program. I live with my parents, Dan and Kathy, and my siblings. I have a dog and her name is Zoe. I really enjoy playing volleyball with my friends! Something else I enjoy doing in my free time is going to the movies. I chose to work at All About Kids at Wards Corner because I love working with children and I enjoy listening to their stories every day. I enjoy working at All About Kids at Wards Corner because everyone here is so sweet!

Ms. Christina - Nursery Rooms 1 & 2

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Hello, my name is Christina G. and I am an Assistant Teacher in the infant classrooms 1 & 2. I grew up and currently live in Goshen with my family. I graduated from Clermont Northeastern High School. I’ve been lucky enough to work with children since I was 16 years old! In my spare time I really enjoy watching scary movies and spending time with my loved ones. I chose to work with children because doing so brings a lot of joy into my life. I love working here at All About Kids at Wards Corner because the students and staff are always making me smile!

Ms. Jade - Nursery 2

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Hi my name is Jade C. and I work in between the Nursery 1 and Nursery 2 classrooms. I am from Loveland, Ohio where I attended Saint Margaret of York and later graduated from Mount Notre Dame. I then went to The Art Institute of Cincinnati, Ohio where I grew a passion for art. I live with my parents, Tom and Kim and my little sister Andrea. We have two dogs named Lizzy and Ellie May. In my free time I really enjoy baking and decorating cakes, watching movies, going to the zoo, the art museum, Union Terminal and the ballet. I chose to work with children because I enjoy watching them grow and learn new things. I love coming to work every day knowing that my love, care, knowledge and creativity will go toward helping little ones grow and learn. I enjoy working at All About Kids at Wards Corner in Loveland/Milford because the teachers here really enjoy their jobs and it’s a wonderful place to be!

Ms. Tracy - Nursery 2

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Hi my name is Tracy B. and I work in the Nursery 2 classroom. I grew up in Oakley but now currently live in Cincinnati. I live with my fiancé, Tim and my son, Bryan. My hobbies and interests include dancing, shopping and spending as much time with my son as I can. The thing that I enjoy most in this world is just being the best mom I can. I chose to work with children because I have been passionate about children since I was fourteen years old; it just comes naturally to me. I take pride in being the best caregiver I can possibly be. All About Kids at Wards Corner in Loveland/Milford has such a great environment and a wonderful homey feel to it. It makes coming to work so enjoyable!

 Ms. Alaina - Early Toddler Class

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Hi there! My name is Alaina S. and I am a teacher in the Early Toddler classroom. I grew up in Milford, Ohio, and attended Milford High School. I now live in Cincinnati, Ohio, with my fiancé, Jake, two dogs Hank and Charlie and my snake January. In my free time I enjoy fishing, camping, scrapbooking, walking the dogs and swing dancing. Growing up with a large family and volunteering in my church's children and youth groups gave me a love of working with children. Every day is full of excitement with children and they always say and do the unexpected, making each day new and fun! Working at All About Kids I have grown to love the family feeling we have here with our co-workers, children and the families.

Ms. Andrea - Early Toddler Class

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Hi my name is Andrea W. and I work in the Early Toddler classroom. I grew up in Mason, Ohio and now I currently live in Milford. I attended Sinclair Community College where I obtained an associate degree in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy spending time with my family, watching movies, bowling and swimming.  The thing that I enjoy most is singing and listening to music. I chose to work with children because I love the look on a child’s face when they have understood or accomplished something for the first time. A child’s thirst for knowledge is inspirational because they quickly lose that as they get older so we need to teach them all we can now. I love working at All About Kids at Wards Corner in Loveland/Milford because you can tell the staff truly cares for children and the families always leave smiling.

Ms. Caitlin - Early Toddler Class/Toddler 1 Class

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Hello, my name is Caitlin G. and I am a Teaching Assistant for Room 3 and 4. I grew up in Hamilton County and I currently live in Cincinnati, Ohio. I have an adorable cat named Maxi. I graduated from Wyoming High School and I am currently working on my Early Childhood Education degree at the University of Cincinnati. Some of my favorite things to do outside of work are traveling, listening to music, cooking, going to concerts and camping. The one thing I enjoy most in the world is spending time with my family. I chose to work at All About Kids at Wards Corner because I want to make a difference in each child's life. I find that very rewarding!

Ms. Melissa - Toddler 1 Class

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Hi, my name is Melissa R. and I am the Head Teacher in the Toddler 1 classroom. I grew up in Akron, Ohio, but now live here in Loveland with my wonderful fiancée Chris and our amazing son, Brody, who is 2. We have two black labs named Duke and Goliath (or G Dog for short). I attended Ellet High School where I concentrated in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy playing softball, taking walks and spending time outside with my family. The one thing I enjoy most in the world is spending time with my son, Brody. I chose to work with children because I find it rewarding to be a part of watching them learn and grow every day. I am inspired to come to work every day because the reaction and excitement they show when they learn something new is priceless. I really enjoy working at All About Kids at Wards Corner because we have a great learning program and the staff understands that the best way for a child to learn is through having fun and playing.

Ms. Morgan - Toddler 1 Class

Hi my name is Morgan C. and I am an Assistant Teacher in our Toddler class, Room 4. I’m a country girl from Highland County, but I currently reside in Lynchburg, Ohio. I graduated from Lynchburg-Clay High School and I am working toward my Social Work degree at Western New Mexico University. I live at home with my son, Sage. When I have free time I love to read, be outside, and play with my son Sage. Of all things spending quality time with Sage is my favorite thing to do! I am thrilled to be working with your children because toddlers always show us as adults how to appreciate the little things in life! I love working at All About Kids at Wards Corner because of the positive atmosphere and my coworkers are great!

Ms. Debbie - Toddler 2 Class

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Hello my name is Debbie C. and I work in the Toddler 2 classroom. I grew up in Reading, Ohio, but now live in Goshen, Ohio. I obtained a degree in Early Childhood Education from Ashford University. I live with my son, Michael, and our three dogs; Mac, Cam and Peanut. We also have a turtle named Swimmer. Some of my interests include camping, watching movies, listening to music, playing board games and playing Farmville. The thing I enjoy most in the world is spending time with my boys. There has always been a passion in my heart for children. I love to see them smile, which makes me smile. I find it inspirational to see the determination in the children’s faces to learn and to see them grow into respectful young children. I enjoy working at All About Kids at Wards Corner in Loveland/Milford because I know I will make a difference in a child’s life.

Ms. Liz - Toddler 2 Class

Hi, my name is Liz H. and I'm an Assistant Teacher in the Toddler 2 classroom. I grew up and currently reside in Withamsville, Ohio, and graduated from Glen Este High School. I am in the process of getting my Early Childhood Education degree at The University of Cincinnati. I live at home with my little girl. Her name is Mackenzie. In my free time I'm very active with my church and I am always up for watersports! The thing I enjoy doing most in the world would be spending time with my daughter. I chose to work with children because I love watching them grow every day. It inspires me to know that I'm able to help them learn something new when they come to school. I enjoy working at All About Kids at Wards Corner because everyone cares so much about what they do for the children and their families. I feel like I am a part of a large family and I wouldn't want to work anywhere else!

Ms. Corrinne - Preschool 1 Class

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Hi, my name is Corrine J. and I work in the Preschool 1 room. I grew up in Harveysburg, Ohio and now live in Clarksville, Ohio. I'm currently pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education and I have been working with children for 13 wonderful years. I graduated from Clinton Massie High School and attended Wright State University. I live with my parents, Juanita and Tracy, and my sister, Lindsey. I also have three cats named Callie, Mico, and Garfield. In my free time I enjoy reading, singing, and playing the trumpet. I also love hanging out with my friends and family. I choose to work with children because of the rewarding experience and I enjoy nurturing and helping them grow. I enjoy what I do because every day is a new learning experience with the children. I love working at All About Kids because it is such a positive work environment!

Ms. Jackie - Preschool 2 Class

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Hi there! My name is Jackie W. and I am the Head Teacher in the Preschool class. I was born and raised in Cincinnati. I currently live in the rural town of Hamersville with my fiance' William, our son Junior, and our dogs Buster and Pocco. I graduated from Cincinnati State with an associate degree in Early Childhood Education. In my free time I like to keep busy with photography (I do children and family portraits), walking my dogs, scrapbooking, drawing, playing soccer, camping and volunteering for the Peppermint Pig dog fostering program. One of my favorite things to do is spend time with my nieces Payten and Brooklyn; they are such a joy to be around! I have wanted to be a teacher ever since I was tiny. I was always playing “school” with my brothers and sisters as my “students.” I followed my dream and I am so happy I did. I love teaching because I get so much pleasure out of seeing the children get so happy and proud when they learn something new that they can do. I get inspiration from my students daily just by seeing them happy and knowing that I am teaching them new things. Plus I love hearing the stories they tell their parents. They are hilarious. I enjoy working at All About Kids at Wards Corner in Loveland/Milford because it is a nice, warm, and caring environment where everybody is always smiling.

Ms. Audrey - Preschool 2 Class

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Hi, my name is Audrey W. and I am an Assistant Teacher in the Preschool classroom. I feel blessed to have the opportunity to work with all of the children here at All About Kids at Loveland/Milford. I am originally from Northern Kentucky but I now live in Anderson with my beautiful little girl named Naomi, our dog named Daisy, our cat Tula and our fish named Mrs. White. In my free time I love spending time with Naomi, doing art projects, and creating things with my hands. I believe that children are our future and being a positive role model in any child’s life is an honor. All About Kids at Loveland/Milford is the most kid friendly learning center I have seen. I enjoy working here at All About Kids at Wards Corner in Loveland/Milford because of their great learning program for children of all ages, and the GREEN aspect of the curriculum. Being a GREEN family ourselves, I love that the curriculum teaches them to be stewards of the earth right from the start!

Ms. Paula - Pre-Kindergarten 1 Class

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Hello! My name is Paula J. and I am a Pre-Kindergarten teacher! I grew up in Loveland, Ohio and currently live in Milford. I live with my fiancé, Dustin and my daughter, Serenity. I have had the pleasure of working with children for over 3 years now! I graduated from Loveland and I will have my CDA completed this year! In my free time I enjoy cooking, baking cakes and scrapbooking. The one thing I enjoy doing the most in the world is spend time with my family. I chose to work with children because I enjoy teaching them new things and seeing them have fun while they learn. One of the things I find inspirational about my job is seeing how proud a child is when they learn something new. I enjoy working at All About Kids at Wards Corner because I think it is a wonderful center. Everyone really cares about what they do and always have the children's best interest in mind!

Ms. Crystal - Pre-Kindergarten 1 Class

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Hello, my name is Crystal H. and I am an Assistant Teacher in our Pre-Kindergarten class, Room 8. I grew up in Clermont County and currently live in Newtonsville, Ohio. I graduated from Clermont North Eastern and I am currently attending University of Cincinnati working toward a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Some of things I enjoy most are volunteering as a Girl Scout troop leader, reading, hiking, camping, bike riding and horseback riding. Among all things, I enjoy spending time with my family the most. I chose to work with children because doing so brings me a lot of happiness. I really enjoy working at All About Kids at Wards Corner because working with our students allows me to be creative in the classroom!

Ms. Amy - School Age/Kindergarten Class

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Hello, my name is Amy H. and I am the Kindergarten/School-Age teacher. I live and grew up in Cincinnati and attended Colerain High School. In my free time I enjoy canoeing, camping, fishing, listening to music and just being a kid. I love animals, especially my dogs, Oliver and Scruffy and my cat, Marley. Working with children teaches me to have fun and enjoy life. It’s inspirational to see the “ah-ha” moment on their faces when they understand something new. Working at All About Kids is so enjoyable! Even when you’re having a rough day, our students and my co-workers are always there to make me laugh and smile. My days at the center are never exactly the same! There is always something new and exciting happening when you are blessed to be working with children.

Ms. Erika - School Age Teacher

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Hi, my name is Erika B. and I am a school-age teacher. I grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and currently live in Amelia. I graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor's degree in Education. I live with my husband Jayson and our son Lee. We also have a min pin named Harley. In my free time I enjoy reading and counted cross-stich. The thing I love most in the world is being with my family. Working with children is so exciting. Each day is different and you never know what they’re going to do or say. It amazes me how much love and happiness the children bring in with them every day. It’s also great being able to spend time with all the great staff and students throughout the building here at All About Kids.

Ms. Danielle - Substitute/Floater

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Hi, my name is Danielle B. and I am a Floater and a Substitute. I grew up in Milford and currently live in Batavia, Ohio. I have been working with children for over 10 years, and have loved every second. I graduated from Milford High School and currently attend at the University of Cincinnati where I am studying Middle Childhood Education. I consider myself to be creative and love to do art. In my free time I enjoy volunteering as a Girl Scouts troop leader, doing anything art related, and playing board games. The one thing I enjoy doing most in the world is making people smile. If I can do that, then it has been a good day! I really enjoy working at All About Kids at Wards Corner because I it allows me to work with children who love to learn new things. It’s very inspirational to me when they are excited to learn and do new things.

Ms. Rhiannon - Transportation/Kitchen

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Hello my name is Rhiannon M. I grew up in Colerain and currently live in Loveland, with my children, Kayden and Jordan. I graduated from Brown Mackie College with an associate degree in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy scrapbooking, crafts and photography. I chose to work with children because I love making a positive difference in their lives. I love watching the children grow into themselves here at All About Kids.