Category Archives: The Director’s Desk

Curiousity is Key

May 17, 2017 Growing up, my all time favourite storybook character was Curious George!  That silly little monkey got in to everything due to his incredible curiousity and fierce desire to explore his world.  In reflecting on my childhood, I have come to realize that I loved Curious George so much, because I too was so…
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New Beginnings

April 12, 2017 The Spring Season always reminds me of new beginnings! It is a season of new growth as we look around at nature.  New buds on the trees, new flowers popping through the water soaked soil, new green grass poking up through brown terrain.  New baby birds peeping from nests high up in…
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Not a Box

March 27, 2017 My favourite children's book is titled "Not a Box" by Antoinette Portis.  I encourage every parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, caregiver, educator, etc. to get a hold of this book and read it for themselves.  It gives such great insight into the imaginations of young children and the importance of the exploration and learning…
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take some time to stop and just be together

Happy March Break to all our Great Beginnings families, and to all families out there in Windsor-Essex County! What a gift March Break can be if we take some time to stop and just be together as families.  Life is busy, deadlines surround us, schedules prevail, obligations rule.  But, I encourage you, amidst the craziness of…
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