January’s Virtues of the Month: Self Discipline and Determination

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: Self-Discipline means self-control. It… Read more »

January’s Parenting Tip: Being Present When Parenting

As a working parent, do you often find yourself rushing from one thing to the next without really feeling present at anything? 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, “You’re not alone. Our society has put so… Read more »

December’s Virtues 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’s Parenting Tip – Conscious Gift Giving

The holidays are right around the corner, and children everywhere are busy making their lists for Santa. However, did you know that human development studies have found that children get much more psychologically out of gift giving versus gift receiving? According to Beverly Anderson, Executive Director of Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations on Milwaukee’s… Read more »

Halloween Safety Tips – October 2018

Halloween is approaching! Are you ready to celebrate this spooktacular holiday with your children? 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, “Halloween can be one of the most exciting holidays of the year. However, It’s important for… Read more »

The Benefits of Board Game Nights

By Dana Brumm, Curriculum Specialist at the West Allis/Wauwatosa Ebenezer Child Care Center So much is competing for our family’s attention these days, like cool high tech gadgets, that we have forgotten about board games which have been relegated to those childhood memories. Renewing the family game night can lead to a family bonding experience… Read more »