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Cautionary Tales

As (almost) empty nesters, Don and I enjoy eating out. One thing that has really hit me recently is that children rarely misbehave in restaurants anymore. When my children were young it was always a struggle to get them to sit politely, while we were waiting to be served, throughout the meal and then waiting again…

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Walking with Angels

There is something about Christmas and Angels that seem to go hand and hand. We see them on the tops of trees, on cards and in holiday music and movies. Angelic messengers always seem to be spreading love and joy, particularly during the holiday season. Angels have walked beside me all my life…and they still…

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Our 30th Anniversary

Welcome everyone to what promises to be another wonderful year at CGS, our 30th anniversary year! This seems an appropriate time to share a little Children’s Garden history with you, starting with the meaning behind our name. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with Oscar Wilde’s fable “The Selfish Giant” let me start by…

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When to Take Action

Recently there was a video that went viral on the internet about a baby elephant who was saved by her herd, after getting caught in a strong river current. While on safari, a group of travellers witnessed this amazing display of the powerful bonds that exist in the animal kingdom, and they caught it all on…

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Principal’s Message Thank you for your interest in our school. CGS has been a special place to start for so many children, and their families, since it was founded in 1986. We pride ourselves on getting to know each child and becoming their champion through their early and critical years of education. As founding Principal,…

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So Long For Now

Wishing you all a wonderful summer. If you need us, the office is open on reduced hours throughout July and August. Please call first if you want to drop by. Watch for your final 2014/15 Principal’s message next week as well as your 2015/16 CGS Calendar and Year at a Glance. The CGS Foundation is…

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What Mothers Want

As Mother’s Day approaches I thought I would be remiss not to give a shout out to mothers everywhere. You are doing such an important job. I hope you will allow me the opportunity to “recycle” one of my Principal’s Messages from a couple of years ago…. all about Moms. Also, I wanted to remind you that…

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Modelling Love

Principal’s Message – February 2015 Cupid is always so hard at work during the month of February that we all seem to have love on our minds. Valentine’s Day, more than any other day of the year, is the time when even the love-shy amongst us feel okay not only telling people how they love…

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Our CGS Gratitude Jar

We hope you’ve all taken a few minutes to read Marie’s most recent Principal’s Message (if not, you can find it here on the blog). In it she talks about her year long effort to record something she was grateful for every day in 2014. These little records of gratitude were deposited into Marie’s Gratitude…

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Our CGS Gratitude Jar

Principal’s Message ~ January 2015 Last year at this time my Principal’s Message went, in part, something like this…. “At the start of a new year we generally have such a long list of things we would like to change, improve, get rid of, or achieve, there is little wonder that we can’t successfully follow…

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