Navigating Your Child's Education: Ages 3-K

Jim Parrish

​Jim is the current interim Head of School and Lower School principal for Worthington Christian School. Before moving to his administrative role, Jim taught 5th grade at WC and Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools. Jim married his college sweetheart, Terri, in 1986, and they have two grown children who are both married and gainfully employed. Jim is passionate about helping people move forward in their role, whether as a teacher, parent, or spouse. In the fall of each year, if you listen closely, you will hear him cheering on the football Buckeyes of The Ohio State University.

Recent Posts

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Thanksgiving Preschool Books

By Jim Parrish on Nov 5, 2019 7:00 PM

Thank you.

These are two powerful words.

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Walking the Walk as Parents of Preschoolers

By Jim Parrish on Jul 25, 2019 10:00 AM

As parents we like watching our kids do activities. The preschool years are especially fun because our littles are just getting to the age to play a sport or take a class. They play soccer like a herd of cats and we love watching. T-ball is played and we watch them and then break out the snacks. If it’s a dance recital, we get there extra early to secure that right spot to observe our little darlings in action (not to mention we need to record it all to share on social media). We love to watch them, and that is the right thing to do. There comes a time, though, when we all realize that we are not just watching them…they are watching us, too.

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Sippy Cup Spirituality

By Jim Parrish on Jun 18, 2019 12:39 PM

Back in the day when my children were of toddler age, and somewhat beyond, sippy cups played a very important role in that season of growth. I call these the sippy cup years of parenting. Within those years there is a vibrant spiritual truth waiting to flow into each of our lives.

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