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Our Staff

We hire well qualified, experienced staff. We believe in making sure the staff here are happy so that the children get the best experience and turnover is low. All of our staff have CPR/Fist Aid/SIDS training as well as Criminal Background Checks.
Leah Hanlon-Owner
Belchertown, MA

Leah has owned an in-home child care facility for over thirteen years. She also co-owns Lily Pads Early Learning Center in North Bethesda, MD, since 2017.  She has an MBA and a Bachelor's in Business Administration, as well as an associate degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master in Early Childhood Education. She also is an adjunct professor at Montgomery College and Westfield State University.  She enjoys helping children go through the various stages of development and learning new experiences with our program.


"Owning a child care has been my dream job. I have always loved working with children and getting to make that my career is something I am forever grateful for. Watching them grow through the years is an unforgettable experience. I'm a strong believer in communication between staff, parents, and children as the core of our program."

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