When things are meant to be, the stars align and miracles unfold. In taking the initiative towards this dream, I have attracted others who share the same vision.
We are now a TEAM...A team that shares the same philosophy. Learning begins with relationships and blossoms with creativity. We value relationships and individuality. We are professionals. We share a common passion for supporting nurturing and caring for children and seeing them reach their full potential. Together with our individual strengths and enthusiastic personalities we bring our own creative incentives to our programs.
I am blessed to have such an absolutely incredible team of staff members. The strength and personalities of the Educators at The Mulberry Bush is what initiated the success of our programs and is what sets us apart to this day.
The level of care, patience, compassion, creativity, and hard work that our staff members put into their jobs, shows the parents here each day that their children are being cared for by individuals who are truly meant to be in the field of childcare.
Please read our staff BIO's for insight into the individual experience, personalities, and values of our Team Members. Finding, screening, and training the right people to be responsible for the care of these little ones is something that I've taken very seriously. Having said that , I am incredibly proud of my staff and feel honored to be working with them each and everyday. It is an amazing feeling to walk through the center and see smiles, hear laughter, and witness incredible learning experiences that all come from the passion that goes into each one of our very important jobs.
My husband, Marc, and I have been married for over 23years. We have two strong and independent children that fill our lives with joy everyday. We worked together in cancer care for over 20 years until a family tragedy made me reconsider my career choice. I have been with the Mulberry Bush Child Care for over eleven years. As an Early Childhood Educator and Family Child Care Provider my goal is to provide a safe and happy environment for each child that will stimulate the physical, intellectual, multicultural, social, and emotional growth at their own pace. I offer loving care that focuses on each child as a unique and wonderful individual and in doing so, building self esteem and respect for others. As a mentor I share my experience and knowledge with providers to help them with all aspects of the childcare profession. My purpose is to improve and promote quality child care and better communication between parents and providers. My incredible staff members help me tremendously in this endeavor.
My boyfriend and I have been together for over 3 years now and I have a beautiful, vibrant, and outgoing 5-year-old step-daughter. I have my BA in Sociology as well as my Early Childhood Education Diploma. I am originally from Chatham Ontario where I had begun my journey as a RECE. When I moved to London in 2017, I worked as a full time RECE in both the preschool and the toddler rooms. Altogether I have almost 10 years experience in the classroom! I am a committed, enthusiastic, loving and reliable educator. I believe that children are kind, curious, and capable by nature. I am well versed in the How Does Learning Happen Document and enjoy putting it into practice in our programs. I am very excited to learn and grow along side the children, staff, and families here while I continue to cultivate my skills as a Director. Mulberry Bush is a big loving family that I am proud to be a part of!
My husband and I are the proud parents of two beautiful children, Mackenzie and Matthew. I am a graduate of Lambton College and have been working at the Mulberry Bush Child Care Centre for over 26 years. I chose childcare as my profession because of the love I have for children. I have enjoyed watching this business grow into the amazing place that it is today. I love being a part of this center and being able to work with such amazing people who make this center all that it is. I feel very honored to be able to work with such wonderful families and children that come into Mulberry Bush Child Care centre.
I graduated from Early Childhood Education in 2014 from Fanshawe College. Growing up with a young brother made me realize that I wanted to work with children. I joined the team at the Mulberry Bush Child Care Centre over two years ago. I am an energetic RECE who has the drive and the heart to work along side children of all ages while showing them care, kindness and respect. Children have the potential to have amazing, productive, creative, joyful lives filled with giggles and smiles.
I completed my Early Childhood Educator Diploma in 2000 at Northwest Community College in B.C.. I am a mother of one and have been with the Mulberry Bush Child Care for almost 5 years. I believe in providing high quality care and nurturing a child's creativity through play, creative art expression, and music. My goal is that children in my care feel loved and safe, to have fun, and be involved in learning together with their peers. I also strive to support families in their journey. I consider it a privilege to care for each child, and appreciate the ability to be apart of their learning journey.
I graduated from Early Childhood Education in 2013 from Fanshawe college. Since I was young, I wanted to be an educator and be a role model for the children. l have worked in the field for five years with all age groups. It is a pleasure watching children grow and learn new skills everyday. I Joined the Mulberry Bush Care centre in November 2020 and will like to continue to develop a positive relationship with staff, children and families.
As each new child comes into my room I look forward to getting to know them and their families.
Hola! I began my career in child care by volunteering at a childcare facility in Paris,On. After, I moved to London to attend Fanshawe College to pursue a career as an Early Childhood Educator. Upon graduation, I began employment at the Mulberry Bush Childcare Centre in 2014. I chose Early Childhood Education because I love working with children and watching them learn and grow every day. I believe that children learn best through play, and as an RECE I help them do just that. I encourage them to explore and manipulate toys and objects around them and to discover new ways of learning through hands on activity. Enthusiastic, energetic, and creative I strive to bring best practice to everything I do. I am an advocate for children and families and am excited and privileged to be a part of children's journeys through play and learning.
I have many roles. Mother, wife , and educator.
All of those roles are very important in my life. I believe that each child is a strong, capable, kind, and curious individual. I am a reliable, hardworking, passionate educator, that believes in the Regio Emilia philosophy. I didn't know it until the stars aligned and brought me to Mulberry Bush family. I cant wait to get to know your child and your family! I am a true believer in " It takes a village to raise a child ".
I am now going on 9 years in this field and LOVE every minute of the time I spend with the children in my care.
I graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Fanshawe College in 2014. Since then I have worked with all age groups and found my passion is with infants and toddlers. After completing my Social Service Worker Diploma, I wasn't completely satisfied with the field and knew in my heart that I always wanted to work with young children so that's when I went into ECE. I really enjoy seeing children learn and grow and it really intrigues me to see the learning happen. I have been married for 4.5 years and have two beautiful children. Lillian, my three year old daughter and my one year old son, Isaac, who continue to show me just how much I love teaching young children.
My name is Nancy Yanguma.
I am from Bogota Colombia.
I graduated from Early childhood Education in 2018 from Fanshawe College. I am a mother of five children all of them are loving and independent. I also have a beautiful granddaughter who brings me so much happiness. I am new to the Mulberry Bush but have worked in this field for over 3 years but have taken care of children for over 30 years. My goal is to apply my experience and knowledge to help children develop their physical, mental and social skills. I am a happy and creative person who believe that God has control over my life and has given me this passion to influence the lives of many.
Hi my name is Anna, I’m a dog mom to a Yorkie. Her name is Sophie. I don’t have children, but I have four nieces and two nephews who I love and adore. I started working with children back in 2007. I fell in love working with children, so I decided to take the Early Childhood Educator course at Fanshawe College in 2010. I graduated in 2012. I am new to the Mulberry Bush family, but I hope and plan to be here helping your child(ren) grow for a long time.
My name is Jeel. I am originally from Gujrat, India along with my parents and younger brother. Since I can remember, I've always thought I'd like to work in the education field. To pursue this dream, I decided to move to Canada with my fiancee in 2018. I obtained my Early Childhood Educator diploma from Cegep de la Gaspesie in Montreal. I thoroughly enjoy working with all children of all ages. My goal is to provide a safe and loving environment by being creative and make learning fun. I love watching the children learn and grow. Outside of work my interests are: meeting new people, reading books and dancing. I feel very privileged to be working here at the Mulberry Bush with such amazing people.
I’m a strong, passionate and creative RECE. My goal is to provide a safe and nurturing environment where children are able to learn in various different ways. I graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Fanshawe in 2018 and have had the privilege to work with children of all ages. I recently became a part of the Mulberry Bush family and couldn’t be happier working alongside a great team of strong educators and wonderful families.
Currently enrolled in ECE program at Fanshawe College.
I am a third year computer engineering student at Guelph University. I have been working for the Mulberry Bush Child Care Centre since 2014. My duties in the past included cleaning and yard maintenance. I am excited to add cooking to my repertoire. Cooking has been a passion of mine since I was six years old. Some of my hobbies include hockey, working out at the gym and spending time with my family.
My name is Jennifer , but I like to go by Jenn. I have a 3 year old daughter named Novah and a pet fish named "little Fishy". I am currently working as an Early Childhood Educator Assistant in the Toddler room. I really enjoy working with this age group, their curiosity, new discoveries and wonder in life is what makes this job so great and makes me proud and excited to work in child care. As each new child comes into my room I look forward to getting to know them and their families
My name is Alexandria, but I like to go by Alex. My husband and I have been together for almost 10 years and recently got married in September 2019. We’re expecting our first baby in 2021, and have 2 dogs named Penny & Ruckus. I graduated the Early Childhood Education program at Fanshawe College with honors in 2018, and have been working with children for 3 years. I joined the team at Mulberry Bush in March 2019, and look forward to learning together with the children through How Does Learn
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