Storytime with Ebenezer

With our state’s shelter in place order set to run through April 24 we thought you might enjoy a special storytime with Jodi O’Neill from our Oak Creek Center. The book is entitled “One Smile” by Cindy McKinley and to purchase it visit: https://www.amazon.com/One-Smile-Cindy-McKinley/dp/0935699236 

COVID-19 Resources for Families

We realize that it is a time of great uncertainty for many people in society and that’s why we decided to create this blog with resources about COVID-19 and also resources for family’s to get through this trying time. Your best sources for COVID-19 information is the Center for Disease Control: https://www.cdc.gov It is also… Read more »

March’s Parenting Tip: Encouraging Creativity

March Parenting Tip Encouraging Creativity

We often remark on the marvelous creativity of young children from their art to their invented language. As parents, we play an important role in supporting children’s abilities in art, dramatic expression, and creative responses to problems. Often, our primary goals are directed at keeping our children healthy and safe, teaching skills such as shape… Read more »

February Parenting Tip: Encouraging Kindness

February Parenting Tip Encouraging Kindness

How do you encourage your children to be kind and have empathy for those around them? According to Beverly Anderson, executive director for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in downtown Milwaukee, on Milwaukee’s southside, and in Oak Creek and West Allis/Wauwatosa, “It’s important to remember that children need to learn what being kind and… Read more »

January’s Parenting Tip: Raising A Reader And The Importance Of Reading To Your Child

Parenting Tip: Raising a Reader

What is one of the greatest gifts you can give your children…something that will last their entire lifetime and give them the ability to do anything or go anywhere? According to Beverly Anderson, Executive Director of Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations on Milwaukee’s southside and in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, and West Allis/Wauwatosa, “Reading… Read more »

December’s Virtues of the Month: Humility and Consideration

December's Virtues Humility and Consideration

Ebenezer’s Virtues of the Month Program is about empowering adults and  children to live by their highest values. The mission of the Virtues Program is to provide empowering strategies of excellence that inspire the practice of virtues at Ebenezer as well as at home. This month’s virtues are: Humility is being humble andconsidering others as… Read more »