May’s Parenting Tip: Cleaning with Your Kids

Do you feel like your house is buried in dirt and clutter, and every time you turn around your children are making the situation worse? And, with COVID-19, are you trying to be more diligent with cleaning and sanitizing your home’s counters, doorknobs, and heavily trafficked areas as well as your children’s toys? According to… Read more »

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 »