'); } ?>


Nursery staff members are trained in CPR, subjected to background checks and all have child protection training. They are conscientious in their service under the diligent care of Beth Koch, our Nursery Supervisor.

We love them all!

Christine Houglin


Lives in In­dependence and is the mother of a high school graduate and soon to be NKU freshman. Chris is a preschool teacher Rainbow Child Care Center. She has worked with children for many years includ­ing helping care for her siblings and babysitting. In her spare time she enjoys writing poetry, photography and scrapbooking. She believes that children are a blessing and loves be­ing a part of their journey.

Sarah Epplen


Sarah is married with 4 children and lives in Independence. She teaches at Lakeside’s preschool and she loves roller skating, going on walks, and refinishing furniture. She has her BA in Psychology from Miami University as well as a minor in social work.

Krista Hughes


A stay at home mom of a four –year- old, Krista lives in Florence with her hus­band. She has an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education. She loves to be outside, to read and to do crafts. Fun fact; she is Susan Black’s sister and Sarah Eppelen’s Sister-In-Law!