Our Visit from Tony at Real Milwaukee

Today we had Tony Clark from Real Milwaukee come to visit our Southside location and learn some fun playground activities with us! Playgrounds offer children an opportunity to branch out of their comfort zones, test things out, and experiment with new habits, behaviors, and traits. They also give children a chance to develop the courage… Read more »

Let’s Move! Child Care Unveiled

Did you know that obesity rates among preschoolers ages 2 to 5 have doubled in the past four decades? Today, one in five children are overweight or obese by the time that they reach their 6th birthday, and over half of these children are obese by age two. On June 8, 2011, First Lady Michelle Obama announced… Read more »

Happy Father’s Day

 The importance of dads can not be underestimated.  Research has proven that kids do better socially, academically and emotionally when their fathers are actively engaged in their lives. That is why we took some time last week to let the dads who have children enrolled at Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Mequon location know just how… Read more »

June is Potty Training Awareness Month

Did you know that June is “Potty Training Awareness Month?” For many parents and children alike potty training is a major step. So how do you know when your child is ready to begin this process, and how do you go about implementing it? There are a number of good resources on the internet with… Read more »

Virtues Program Enhances Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Curriculum

Did you know that all of the Ebenezer Child Care Centers locations throughout Greater Milwaukee have a special Virtues Program as part of their early childhood curriculum? It is geared toward teaching children about compassion, respect and honesty as well as how to be courteous and orderly. According to Beverly Anderson, Executive D irector for Ebenezer Child Care… Read more »

The Power of Play

Did you know that 85 percent of today’s companies searching creative talent can’t find it? And, that in a recent IBM survey 1,500 CEOs identified creativity as the number leadership competency of the future? This fascinating information is in an article http://www.theatlantic.com/life/archive/2011/05/play-power-how-to-turn-around-our-creativity-crisis/238167/ which addresses how the US is going to have to put more of a… Read more »

Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Wauwatosa Location Helps with the Rotary Egg Hunt

This past weekend, Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Wauwatosa location had the privilege of participating in the Wauwatosa Rotary Club annual egg hunt. The hunt, which has become a Wauwatosa tradition at Wisconsin Avenue Park, drew in approximately 200 enthusiastic youngsters!  Ebenezer Child Care Centers had their cute heart mascot present to meet and greet the… Read more »