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  • What We Believe In

    Our Values, Our Promise.

    Qualified Staff

    A team you can trust to care for your child.

    You can rest easy knowing that your little one is being cared for by highly-qualified, certified staff including Early Childhood Educators, all with years of training and practical experience.

    Safe, Nurturing Care

    A home away from home.

    We offer a positive, nurturing, and healthy and safe experience for children in a home-like setting with direct access to a safe playground and park. We ensure that interactions with children are warm, caring, and respectful of all ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds.

    Encouraging Learning

    Helping children flourish.

    We use every moment as a learning or teaching opportunity, encourage learning through play that is age appropriate and guiding children’s behavior in positive ways. Fun activities add variety and stimulate creativity and exploration.

  • Who We Are

    And What We Do.

    Erin Shum

    Licensee

    A graduate from UBC with a degree in Forest Genetics, Erin has been an Educator for 10 years with the Burnaby School District, passionately working with children on the Autism Spectrum. She previously served as the elected Vice Chair of the Vancouver Park Board, where she advocated for families. Born and raised in Vancouver, she is fluent in Cantonese.

    Kelly Nguyen

    Early Childhood Educator

    Kelly Nguyen is a fully licensed Early Childhood Educator who completed her diploma with a specialization in Montessori education. She brings an attentive and creative approach to age-appropriate educational programming. Kelly enjoys hiking and running, and enjoys teaching kids about outdoor adventures.

    Novel Baybayan

    Early Childhood Educator

    Novel has been a licensed ECE for more than 2 years, building on several years of experience as a nurse in her home country of the Philippines. Novel specializes in playtime, arts and crafts, and is very attentive to children’s emotions and development. She is married and is mother to a school-aged daughter. Novel loves story time, which means lots of great learning and development for the kids!

    Vita Liem

    ECE Assistant

    Vita Liem, is in the process of completing her practicum to become a fully licensed ECE as of November 2020. Viet is fluent in English and Indonesian, and is in the process of learning Korean. In her free she loves hiking, and she enjoys outdoor play and activities with the children, teaching them and creating scenarios for them to play and explore. Adventures await!

    Liza Josef

    ECE on Call

    Elle has worked at a licensed childcare centre for more than 3 years. She also has her medical receptionist and dental administrative certificate. She values childhood development, teaching children age appropriate life skills, and preparing them for educational milestones to help children be confident independent individuals. Elle is married and enjoys baking – which means the occasional sweet treat for the kids!

    Gavin Dew

    Director of Operations

    Erin's husband Gavin cleans up and does the paperwork and accounting when he's not busy with his day job or daddy duties. Born and raised in Vancouver with a UBC Arts undergraduate and Oxford MBA, he works in business and is active in the community.

  • Get in touch!

    We are currently accepting new children, and we maintain a wait list for several facilities.