And the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children’s Tylenol National Child Care Teacher Award Goes To…

Miss Latressa Miles!!!!!! Each year the Terri Lynne Lokoff Foundation┬árecognizes 50 child care teachers across the United States who provide quality in early childhood education. This year one of our own is being recognized for her amazingness! Ms. Tressa is so very deserving of this award and recognition and we could not be more excited […]

From Dream to Reality and What Comes In Between

My last post was a plea for a play hive for our Co-op Kids. I’m happy to report that it has become a reality! This dream of ours began with an invitation to join a secret Facebook group of like-minded, play-based educators where we share what’s happening in our programs through photos and discussions. I […]


Every spring we host a Co-op Spring Clean and Crawfish Boil, and every spring we try to include a new build for one of our playgrounds. This year, we want to build a structure called a play hive. The play hive is expensive to build so, as we do for any addition to our center, […]

We Must Be Doing Something Right!

Yesterday we were spotlighted on a Facebook page that we get some of our inspiration from, Play Empowers – Sharing the Power of Play! You might think “What’s the big deal?”. For us, it’s validation that the play experiences that we provide our Co-op Kids on a daily basis are valued and important, that what […]

Another Year

At the close of another year we reflect on how grateful we are to be part of this amazing and wonderful adventure that is the Child Development Cooperative and want to express how truly proud we are of everything we have accomplished with our little “village”. Our fall garden is still kicking thanks to some […]