“Moving back to Minnesota was something my husband and I were looking forward to. We were so excited to be close to our family and friends after being away for 5 years. We just had our 2nd child and were looking for something for her and our oldest daughter who is 2 years old. She had been in daycare since she was 6 weeks old and I was hoping to find something that I could bring the girls to and not have to worry while I was at work. Also something flexible for my schedule. I had toured many facilities and nothing compared to the impression I got when I walked into CDA. Jill (the director) gave me such a personalized tour throughout the entire building explaining everything from the girls’ schedules, meals, security, curriculum and much more. I wasn’t treated like “just a number” as I had been at other places. She listened to my questions no matter how many times she had heard them before and didn’t make me feel bad no matter how silly she may have thought my questions were. It was such a pleasant surprise to feel instantly comfortable at a place my kids would spend a lot of time.
Now that we have been here I can see my oldest daughter walk in to her class with such excitement- it is the first thing she talks about when she wakes up and doesn’t stop talking about all the activities she did all the way home. Her teachers are great at keeping me up to date on what they are doing and seem to really care about her. The weekly newsletters are such a great way for my family to be involved as well- its fun to know what she is learning about every week. The infant teachers are so caring and never once did I question leaving my 2 month old there. I feel that she is always in safe arms and they are willing to customize her schedule to her and not just what is convenient for them- since I know my daughter is a finicky eater. I would highly recommend CDA to anyone from infant all the way up to kindergarten. The fact that these teachers have been there for a while was truly a selling point as well- they have all been there such a long time that I know my daughters are in amazing hands.”
Brittany of St. Paul
Mother of Amelia and Aria, Infant and Toddler Program