March’s Parenting Tip – Effective Family Communication

What is a key element to a happy family? Communicating effectively with one another. According to Beverly Anderson, executive director for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek and on the West Allis/Wauwatosa border, “Communicating effectively with family members includes not just talking but also being an active listener. It means… Read more »

February’s Virtues of the Month: Compassion 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 our child care centers as well as at home. This month’s virtues are Compassion and Consideration. Compassion… Read more »

February Parenting Tip: Teaching Kindness

How do you encourage your children to be kind and have empathy for those around them? According to Dana Brumm, Curriculum Specialist for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in Downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek and on the West Allis/Wauwatosa border, “As parents we make sure our children learn how to read and write – and… Read more »

January’s Parenting Tip: Should You Give Your Children an Allowance?

Have you entered into the great debate with other parents about whether or not you should give your children an allowance? According to Beverly Anderson, executive director for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, and on the West Allis/Wauwatosa border, “As with everything, there are pros and cons as to… Read more »

December’s Virtue’s of the Month: Joyfulness and Generosity

Ebenezer’s Virtues of the Month Program is about empowering everyone to live by their highest values. There are 52 virtues that provide empowering strategies of excellence. This month’s virtues are: Joyfulness is an inner sense of peace and happiness. You appreciate the gifts each day brings. Without joyfulness, when the fun stops, our happiness stops…. Read more »

December Parenting Tip – Keeping the Holidays Less Stressful

To say that 2020 has been quite the year is an understatement. As the holiday season nears, do you find yourself getting stressed just thinking about keeping your family safe and healthy while doing your typical holiday traditions? According to Stephanie Lewis, associate coordinator and curriculum specialist for Ebenezer Child Care Centers, “The key to… Read more »

November’s Virtues of the Month: Honesty and Honor

Ebenezer’s Virtues of the Month Program is about empowering adults and children to live to their highest values. There are 52 virtues in the program. Its mission is to provide empowering strategies of excellence that inspire the practice of virtues at Ebenezer Child Care Centers as well as at home. This month’s virtues are: Honesty… Read more »

October’s Virtues of the Month: Thankfulness and Truthfulness

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 thankfulness and truthfulness. Thankfulness is being grateful… Read more »