Baby Safety Month & Tips

National Baby Safety Month exists to increase consumer awareness of safety issues surrounding the safe use and selection of juvenile products. Raising a bundle of joy takes care and knowledge to ensure the first years are happy and healthy. Safe guarding your home before your little one starts staking his first steps is an important… Read more »

September Virtues: Self-Discipline and Determination

At Ebenezer Child Care Centers, we incorporate a unique, virtue- and character-building curriculum into our daily lesson plans and interactions with our children. Our “Virtues from the Heart” program provides our teachers countless opportunities to further enrich the lives of the children in our care and provide them with the basic structure and understanding of… Read more »

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Over the past several decades, we have witnessed childhood obesity grow to epidemic proportions. More than 23 million children and teenagers (31.8 percent), ages two to 19, are obese or overweight. That’s roughly one child in every three. Some groups are disproportionately affected. These same children have an 80 percent chance of becoming obese as… Read more »

Healthy Recipes for School Lunches

Packing a healthy bagged lunch for your child is one way to ensure your child will have a nutritious mid-day meal.  Studies have shown that if you provide your child with healthy foods to eat at school, they will be better prepared to study and learn throughout the afternoon hours.  There are a lot of… Read more »

Participate in Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! It’s easy to do, free, and a great way to share the love of reading with your children. In Milwaukee County, adults who want to sign up for a library card need to stop at any neighborhood library (go to for a list of locations) and provide two forms… Read more »

September is Backpack Safety Month

  Did you know that September is National Backpack Safety Month? Overloaded backpacks used by children have received a lot of attention throughout the past several years. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that there are more than 7,300 backpack-related injuries annually treated by hospitals and doctors.  Injuries include sprains, strains and bruises to… Read more »

Southside Family Picnic is a Hit!

On August 11th, Ebenezer Child Care Center’s southside location hosted a fantastic family picnic. Approximately 20 children and their families participated. Children made butterfly magnets, there was a nature scavenger hunt, sack races and bubble fun. A great time was had by all and we’d like to thank everyone who participated! It’s hard to see summer… Read more »