Category: Chamber Links

Working Parents Luncheon Inspires All to be More Mindful

On Thursday, October 13th, Ebenezer Child Care Centers was proud to host its 4th Working Parents’ Luncheon. The event offered busy working parents a chance to slow down and learn how to incorporate Mindfulness into their daily lives from speaker Janet Reinhoffer. This useful technique can help individuals find balance in their work lives as… Read more »

Why do gross motor skills matter?

By Dana Brumm,  Curriculum Specialist for Ebenezer’s Wauwatosa Child Care Center In the words of Dr. Maria Montessori, “Watching a child makes it obvious that the development of his mind comes through his movements.” This is one of the reasons we, in early childhood, promote gross motor skills everyday! Gross motor skills are the abilities… Read more »

Ebenezer Welcomes Ms. Kris to Downtown Center

We are excited to announce that Kris McPhail has joined our Ebenezer Child Care team as a  curriculum specialist for our Downtown Milwaukee Center, located at 340 W. St. Paul Avenue. In this position, Ms. Kris will work with the teachers as a resource and mentor regarding children’s assessments, individualized and developmentally appropriate lessons and… Read more »

Cooking in Early Childhood

By Dana, an Ebenezer Curriculum Specialist at our Wauwatosa Child Care Center Cooking is not only a fun, engaging activity for children and used as an important teaching and development tool for all ages. You may remember a time when you helped a relative prepare a meal which evoked feelings of warmth, closeness, and the… Read more »

Rep. Rodriguez Visits Ebenezer’s Oak Creek Center

The staff at Ebenezer Child Care Center’s Oak Creek facility was thrilled to recently host  Rep. Rodriguez for a two-hour visit. During her time with us,  Rep. Rodriguez met our entire staff and toured each of our classrooms.  She then sat down with us  and had a heart to heart talk about quality early care… Read more »

Never Leave Your Child Unattended in a Car

By Bev Anderson, Executive Director of Ebenezer Child Care Centers In 2015, there were 24 child heatstroke deaths nationwide. Each of these children died because they were left in a hot vehicle and suffered heatstroke. What makes this statistic so sad is that these deaths were entirely preventable. I applaud the National Highway Traffic Safety… Read more »

Building Language & Literacy with Infants

By Dana Brumm, Curriculum Specialist for Ebenezer Child Care Centers The interactions that young children have with literacy materials such as books, paper, and crayons and with the adults in their lives are the building blocks for language, reading and writing development. A lot of fun activities can help infants be prepared for reading, writing,… Read more »

3K and 4K Programs Give Children a Jump Start

Have you decided where you will be sending your child for 3K and 4K? Deciding which program is best for your child is an important decision that will shape their future educational success, and now is the time to be enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year. The goal of our 3K and 4K Programs is to… Read more »

Why Family Style Meals?

By Leslie,  A curriculum specialist at our Southside Milwaukee Center At Ebenezer, we take pride in creating a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere during our meals. Teachers sit and eat with children, talk about the day and encourage children to try new foods. Each teacher  enjoys these calm moments to get to know the children and… Read more »