Category: Community Connections

Outdoor Preschool Awesomeness: A Photo Essay

by Andrew Jay, Tiny Trees Preschool Photos courtesy of Katrina Shelby What do you get when you remove the walls from a preschool? Short answer: mud, joy, adventure, science, nature, exercise. At Tiny Trees Preschool, we break down the walls of a traditional classroom to give families what they deserve: affordable, quality preschool to get their kids ready for kindergarten.…

How Living Abroad Changed Me, Made Me a Mother, and Birthed My Mission

by Anjelica Malone One of my earliest memories is of being nested in the sand within a little cove on a beach somewhere. Tall thin trees with thick green foliage canopies sheltered me, while a rich turquoise blue sky stretched out in front of me for as far as my little eyes could see. Though I’ve never been able to…

Roots of Empathy Classroom Baby

By Shawna Gamache Updated 10/23/2017 We are halfway up the steps to Olympic Hills Elementary, and already my 11-month-old is giggling in anticipation. We sign in at the office, wave hello to the lady at the front desk, grab our visitor passes and walk about five feet before we are spotted. “Hi, Baby Quinn,” chimes a second grader coming in…