Celebrating Diversity

When I began teaching at Epiphany Lutheran Nursery School, a child walked up to me and asked "Mrs. Phillips why are you brown?" I smiled and replied " because that's how God made me." As the year progressed I would have children inquire about my hair and rub my skin. This innocence was not insulting but refreshing. I realized that they were curious … [Read more...]

Tips for the First Day of Preschool

Having your child go to school for the first time ever can be very exciting and yet very stressful for both you and your child. I wanted to give you some suggestions for an easier transition that I have picked up from having been a preschool parent as well as witnessing 8 years worth of first days as a preschool teacher, assistant director and … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Weekend Activities for Preschoolers

Written by Mrs. Courtney Phillips - Lead Teacher Yellow Class For a parent of a preschool student, rainy day weekends can be pretty scary. Thoughts of bored children running around, whining and eating everything in sight can be unbearable. I know this all so well as a have two children of my own. So I have come up with the perfect … [Read more...]