As a parent, you will want to know everything about our day care centre. It’s only natural! We offer lots of information on this page, from our policies to our monthly newsletter. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to call us and ask.
Please take the time to read and familiarize yourself with the policies in our Parents Handbook.
Our accredited and fully-licensed centre accepts government subsidies!
Please note the holidays on which our day care is closed. You can also download this to hang on your fridge.
Check out Our Sample Menu
You can reassure yourself that your children will get nutritious meals while with us. Read our menu to learn more!
We have safety and confidently reopened our centre in Sherwood Park. As we reopen, there are a number of strict guidelines in place to ensure the health and safety of all of our children, families and staff. You can read our in-depth COVID-19 policy included in our registration packet or find an outlined version of Mr. Cake’s Standards here.
Tamara, Program Manager
Tamara holds a Child Development Supervisor certificate granted to her by the Alberta Government. She began her career with Mr. Cake’s Daycare as the program director in 2013. Over the years, Tamara has flourished and has advanced into the Program Manager position.
Tamara took her Bachelor of Education at the University of Alberta with a minor in Educational Psychology. Mr. Cake’s Daycare was her first full-time job after completing her degree. She has said that it has been a wonderful experience growing with the company and implementing the training and educational courses. She believes that working with children is invaluable because they keep you young at heart and every day is different and exciting with them.
As a Program Manager, Tamara hopes to create a welcoming learning environment that gives children the opportunities to explore, discover, create and imagine, express themselves, and learn through play. She believes it is important to develop a personal relationship with the families that the daycare serves. Over the years, Tamara has loved getting to know the families as their children have grown with us and truly appreciates the input and support the families show towards the centre.
One of Tamara’s favourite passions outside of work is to travel and cross as many destinations off her list as possible. Her most memorable destinations have been Thailand, China, Cuba, Hawaii, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Morocco and the Azores. On her evenings and weekends, she keeps busy playing on various sports teams, practicing yoga, and playing fetch with her cat, Nora.
Donna, Child Care Educator
Donna has worked with Mr. Cake’s Daycare since 2015. She started as the Out of School Care educator and is now working in the kindergarten room known as the Smarties. She holds a Child Development Supervisor certificate, known formally as a Level Three certificate.
Donna grew up in a sunny, tropical and humid country, the Philippines. She went to the University of Cagayan de Oto and received a Bachelor’s of Secondary Education. She spent the next four years teaching high school students in the Philippines.
Teaching was not Donna’s dream job at the time, but was surrounded by family members who were in the field and decided to take the same path. Once she began her journey, she found she had wonderful experiences helping children grow, explore and learn.
Donna has been with the centre for years and loves what she is doing and enjoys working with children. She loves watching the children progress and feels honoured to be a part of their growth.
In her spare time, Donna enjoys singing, dancing and shopping. She enjoys seafood and vegetables as they make her feel healthy, beautiful and fresh.
Jeanette, Child Care Educator
Jeanette works with our older toddlers in the Yakety Yak room, where she started in 2016. Jeanette obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education in the Philippines. This has qualified her for the certificate of a Child Development Supervisor.
Once Jeanette completed her degree, she went to work in Hong Kong. She then decided to come to Canada and work as a caregiver. She started working with an older couple then began to work with children as a nanny. Jeanette believes that when guiding children you must use a variety of techniques to best support their needs.
Jeanette has two of her own children, ages nine and two. She strives to be a good mom and hopes her children grow up to be kind people. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children and husband.
Margie, Child Care Educator
She grew up in the Northern Province of the Philippines. She came to Canada in 2010 and worked with a family as a live-in caregiver. After two years, she applied for an open work permit to allow her to expand her opportunities. She then became a companion in the Devonshire Nursing Home where she stayed for three years. In 2018, Margie received the certificate of a Child Development Assistant and she began her career with Mr. Cake’s Daycare in the Yakety Yak room with our older toddlers.
Margie enjoys taking care of children and has the opportunity to watch children becoming independent. She feels very proud to be a part of Mr. Cake’s as we strive to create a home-like environment where everyone feels welcome and comfortable.
Margie’s goal is to ensure the safety of each child and that they receive the best possible care. She aims to give the love and care that all children deserve.
Alysha, Child Care Educator
In early 2019, Alysha began working with Mr. Cake’s Daycare as an Out of School Care Educator. Alysha obtained a Child and Youth Care diploma from Grant McEwan University, which qualified her for a Child Development Supervisor certificate.
Alysha enjoys working with children because it provides an opportunity to learn from each other. She would like to be a positive influence and role model for the children.
Her background has involved working with the Boys and Girls club as a success coach in a junior high as well as in group care. Previous to working with Mr. Cake’s, Alysha worked in group care supporting at-risk youth for three years.
Alysha believes when working with children you must learn about their individual stories and meet them where they are at, in order to support their growth and meet their unique goals.
Roselyn, Child Care Educator
Roselyn graduated with a Bachelor of Secondary Education from Pangasinan State University in the Philippines. She worked in a school library for a few years after graduating. In 2009, she came to Canada and worked as a Training Manager in a Booster Juice before returning to work with children. Roselyn began her career with Mr. Cake’s Daycare in 2014. She holds a Child Development Supervisor Certificate, also known as a level three.
Roselyn began her journey with Mr. Cake’s in the Smarties room as the room supervisor. When returning from maternity leave in 2019, she became the room supervisor in the Mini Pops. Roselyn believes that working with children is such a rewarding job. She loves how she can touch their lives, give love and provide the best care, which all kids deserve, and that makes her life more colourful and meaningful.
Roselyn has three young children, a 4-year-old daughter and twin boys who are one year old. Creativity and art is Roselyn’s passion, she enjoys activities like painting, scrapbooking, and cake decorating.
Chris, Child Care Educator
In 2019, Chris began working in our Little Rascal room as our closing staff. She holds a Child Development Assistant Certificate.
Chris began working with a child by volunteer and working as a private caregiver for a family. For six years, Chris worked as a Sunday school teacher for children aged 3-5 as well as 8-12. Chris enjoys helping children learn and make connections. She appreciates the opportunity that she has to watch them grow.
Outside of work, Chris helps her family care for 3 foster children. She also has a rabbit named Toulouse.
Mary Jean, Child Care Educator
Mary began her career working in health care facilities as a nurse in the Philippines. While in Canada, Mary started her journey working with children as a nanny in the home of a family. After some time, she began to search for opportunities to work in childcare facilities. Mary Jean holds a Child Development Assistant Certificate.
Mary is an energetic, enthusiastic person who is motivated to succeed in a professional environment. She has a strong and dedicated heart working with children. She feels passionate and focused on delivering high-quality care and security for children. She loves and believes in working with children because it gives her an opportunity to provide the best care for children.
Outside of work, Mary enjoys singing in church as a song leader. She is filled with passion and has a soulful spirit that takes listeners on a journey through a musical world where love and joy balance sorrow and injustice.
If Mary had to bring one thing with her to a deserted island it would be a mirror, so she wouldn’t forget what she looks like.
Janneth, Child Care Educator
Janneth was born and grew up in Davad, a southern Philippines Island of Mindanao. While in the Philippines, she took a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. After graduating, she took a board exam and passed giving her the opportunity to work in public school as an elementary teacher which she did for 11 years. In 2011, she and her family migrated to Canada.
Janneth has been working in childcare since 2011. In 2014, Janneth made a switch into the financial industry as a Life, Accident and Sickness Agent. However, she quickly realized that was not the field for her. This provided her with an opportunity to learn about herself and that working with children (little humans) is more fun. It is the only job for her that allows her to dance, sing and play while earning a living.
Janneth believes that babies are the happiest when they are in an atmosphere of gentle stimulation. Too much action can overwhelm them but too little can cause boredom and restlessness. As a staff, she is here for your children to serve as a main support and provide while parents are away.
Janneth is a mother to a 10-year-old who is currently in grade 6. Janneth says her daughter is her greatest accomplishment and the source of her endless happiness. Some of Janneth favourite pastime is doing paper crafts, cooking, reading books and playing with her daughter.
Angelina, Child Care Educator
Angelina began working at Mr. Cake’s in the fall of 2019. She currently works in the Little Rascal room as a childcare educator. She holds a Child Development Assistant Certificate previously known as a level one.
Her journey with children began in 2018 where she worked in a childcare facility in Manitoba. Angelina enjoys working with children because it provides her with an opportunity to have an impact on children’s lives. She can help teach new things and is able to watch the children learn and grow.
In the future, Angelina hopes to return to school for nursing. In her spare time, she enjoys to spend time with her cat, read and watch movies.