A recent study showed that 40 percent of Coloradans live in child care deserts. A child care desert is a community with children under the age of five but no quality licensed child care, or three times as many children under age five as available care slots.

Growing research has shown the import...

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The early years are critical for a child’s learning and development. In fact, neuroscientists have shown that the first five years – in particular the first three – have the greatest potential for setting a strong foundation for lifelong learning and health. During that time, children’s brains ar...

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a year ago
They are so good with the kids. All 3 of mine have went here before starting elementary. Mr. G and his family are awesome.
- Domonique M
a year ago
I love this daycare for my daughter. They are attentive and she learns so much everyday! I would definitely recommend them.
- Elizabeth D
4 years ago
I love how they helped me with my boy's behavioral issues and help them grow into polite little boys. They also helped them learn. What 5year old knows how to spell and write their own name? I love how its not a daycare, it is a learning center! Thank you Daddy Mom!
- GorgeousMama L

About Us

Daddy Mom Childcare and Learning Center—also known as Daddy Mom Daycare—is a family owned childcare center that provides affordable, quality child care to the Southwest Denver community. For the past 17 years, Daddy Mom founder, Laura Gonzales, strives for excellence in the operation of the center.  

​Laura Mitchell, Jeremy Gonzales, Jenay Gonzales & Jon Blizz, feel blessed to be a part of each and every life that comes through the threshold. We always like to say that, "We have faith that God has put the right people in our path to help raise children, to listen to our community, and to be the lighthouse of hope on the block."

We are a Colorado Shines Level 5 rated program, the highest rating for child care programs, showing our commitment to supporting children’s health and safety, ensuring our staff are well-trained and effective, providing a supportive learning environment, and helping families be active in their children’s learning.

Our program is licensed and in good standing, plus it has:
  • a quality improvement plan in place
  • conducted the Level 2 Quality Indicator Program Assessment
  • completed Colorado Shines Level 2 E-learning Courses
  • registered staff in the Colorado Shines Professional Development and Information System
  • been assessed and rated a Level 5 by a Colorado Shines Quality Ratings Assessor based on:
    • Workforce qualifications
    • Family partnerships
    • Administration
    • Learning environment
    • Child health
  • Or has received a quality level through an alternative pathway

Visit www.ColoradoShines.com for more information. ​

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  • (303) 935-6234


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2670 S Sheridan Blvd
Denver, CO 80227
United States

Business Hours

Mon:6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
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