March’s Parenting Tip: Teaching Children Manners

Do you find yourself wondering how to teach manners to your child? According to Leslie Hundt, Curriculum Specialist for Ebenezer Child Care Centers, with locations on Milwaukee’s southside and in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, and West Allis/Wauwatosa, “Teaching Manners is easier than you think.” Here are some tips: Set standards As the parent, you set… Read more »

February’s Virtues of the Month: Honesty and Trust

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: Honesty is being truthful… Read more »

February Parenting Tip: Family Date Night Ideas

Do you often find yourself unable to find quality time with your child as a busy parent? This is a problem that many parents can relate to in this busy world we live in. According to Sarah Rushford, Assistant Coordinator at Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Oak Creek location, “The whole family can benefit from family… Read more »

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 »