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
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.
Allie Frank - Administrative Assistant
Hello, My name is Allie Frank and I am the Administrative Assistant here at the center. I grew up in Loveland and Norwood, Ohio and graduated from Norwood High School where I went on to attend The University of Cincinnati to earn my CDA focusing in Pre-School. I am now finishing up my degree in Early Childhood Education through Ashford University. I married my high school sweetheart, Adam and we live with our three children, Emmett, Raegan and Levi and our dog, Faith. I love to play piano and I am very active within my church. I love to be able to spend time with my family therefore we are so busy on the weekends. I've always known I've wanted to work with children but I didn't know how much I would love it or how important it was until I started in the field and even became a mother myself. I love working at All About Kids at Wards Corner because it truly is a community committed to caring for each and every child as if they were their own and that is so rare and so valuable.
Ms. Nana DeeDee - Nursery 1
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. Tina - Nursery 1
Hi, my name is Tina S. and I'm a teacher in the Nursery 1 Class. I've lived in Goshen, Ohio since I was two years old and attended Live Oaks for Floral and Landscaping. I live with my husband, Josh, our three children, Aiden, Makaila and Brynn and our two dogs, Ryleigh and Pumpkin. Some of my favorite hobbies include sewing and spending time with my family. I love to teach and that is why I chose to work with children. Seeing the joy of the staff and children here at All About Kids at Wards Corner and that makes me enjoy coming to work everyday.
Ms.Amy - Nursery 1
Hello, my name is Amy Y. and I am teacher in the Nursery 1 Class. I grew up in Rousseau, Kentucky and graduated from Breathitt County High School but live in Loveland, Ohio with my husband, Thomas and our poodle, Lady. A few of my hobbies include making crafts and spending quality time with my husband and family. The smiles I see on children's faces brighten my day so much and that is why I chose to work with them. Children inspire me to be the best teacher I can absolutely be. Between the smiles of the children and staff, I love working here at All About Kids at Wards Corner.
Ms. Christina - Nursery Room 2
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. Tracy - Nursery 2
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. Mikayla - Early Toddler Class
Hi, my name is Mikayla O. and I'm a teacher in the Early Toddler classroom. I grew up in Cleves, Ohio but now reside in Kentucky with my fiance', Jon, my sister, Mileijha and our two dogs, Brodi and Dino. I graduated from Taylor High School and Diamond Oaks Vocational School where I earned a certificate in Veterinary Assisting. In my free time I like to have fun with my family, work out and do anything family related. I grew up in a large family and found that I love nurturing and helping children. When the opportunity arose to work with children, I was super excited to do something I love. Every day I come to work and find inspiration through my students' happiness and simply knowing that I'm one of the reasons for their smiles! I really do enjoy working here at All About Kids at Wards Corner due to the positive atmosphere and I really do love making children happy.
Ms. Melissa - Toddler 1 Class
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 children, Brody and Morgan. 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.Andrea - Toddler 1 Class
Hi, my name is Andrea W. and I work in the Toddler 1 Class. 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 lost 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. Debbie - Toddler 2 Class
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 cat named Franky. 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. Alaina - Early Preschool Class
Hi there! My name is Alaina S. and I am a teacher in the Early Preschool Class. I grew up in Milford, Ohio and attended Milford High School. I now live in Bethel, Ohio with my husband, Jake and attend Cincinnati State for my degree in Early Childhood Education. 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 out co-workers, children and the families.
Ms. Amber - Early Preschool Class
Hi, my name is Amber O. and I'm a teacher in Early Preschool Classroom. I grew up in Milford, Ohio and was homeschooled but now pursing my degree in Early Childhood Education through Sinclair Community College. I now live in Brown County with my husband and our two children, Kailey and Michael. I love to be outdoors, fishing and camping but also love to make crafts and bake, as well as spend time with my family. I believe children are the future and so to be able to guide them and be a positive role model inspires me to be the best teacher I can for them. Each child has such great qualities and they're all so unique in their own special way. All About Kids at Wards Corner has such a happy and creative learning environment and that is why I love coming to work every day!
Ms. Jackie - Preschool Class
Hi there! My name is Jackie W. and I am the Head Teacher in the Preschool 2 class. I was born and raised in Cincinnati. I currently live in the rural town of Hamersville with my husband, Billy, our son Junior, and our dogs Buster and Presley. 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 and camping. As a family, we enjoy going to comic cons with Juniors' uncle, who has his own comic book store. Junior loves to see all the superheroes! We also love to go down to Graceland every year and enjoy some Elvis time! One of my favorite things to do is spend time with my nieces and nephews; 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. Kourtni - Pre-Kindergarten Class
Hey, there! My name is Kourtni D. and I am a teacher in the Pre-Kindergarten Classroom. I live in Milford with bother of my parents and our Golden Doodle, Crosley. I graduated from Milford High School and went on to attend Sinclair Community College where I earned my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy reading, shopping and listening to music as well as spending time with my friends and family and getting to travel. Disney World and Siesta Keys, Florida are two of my favorite places to be. My goal is to be able to help children both learn and explore new ideas. I want to make a difference in their educational life and I want to teach children that learning can be fun and so by working with children allows me to reach this goal. It motivates me when I witness children learn new tasks. Their proud faces when they finally grasp what they have been working on makes me so proud to know that I influenced their success. The great atmosphere created by the teachers willingness to help and evidence of how much the staff loves all of the children makes me love my position here at All About Kids at Wards Corner.
Ms. Crystal - Pre-Kindergarten Class
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. Julie - Kindergarten Class
Hi, my name is Julie I. and I am the Kindergarten Teacher here at the center. I grew up in Madeira but have since moved to Milford. I have two sons who attend Ohio University and come home to stay during breaks. We have two dogs, Athena and Ali and two cats, Rader and Rufus. I attended the University of Cincinnati to earn my Associates in Business then furthered my education at Northern Kentucky University to complete my Bachelors in Language Arts. I started working with children as a teenager when I began babysitting all the way to being a teacher where I then found All About Kids at Wards Corner and have been here since. I love being outside in nice weather and I enjoy quilting in my free time. I look forward to the summer and holidays so that I get to spend as much time as I can with my boys when they come home to visit. Working with children is so encouraging to watch them strive to work their hardest. I love All About Kids at Wards Corner because what benefits the children is a priority of all of the team and that is a hard quality to find.
Ms. Amy - School Age/Kindergarten Class
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. Danielle - Substitute/Floater
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. Kristin - Kitchen
Hello, my name is Kristin W. 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!