Storytime with Ebenezer – Family of Earth

  With Wisconsin’s Shelter in Place order extended we thought it would be nice to continue our story time. In honor of Earth Day, Jodi O’Neill from our Oak Creek Center is reading “Family of Earth” by Schim Schimmel, an internationally renowned artist/author whose artwork and books have been lovingly embraced world-wide for their beauty… Read more »

Storytime with Ebenezer – One Smile

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. 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 »