Category: Parenting Tips

Encouraging Kindness – February 2016

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 Wauwatosa, “It’s important to remember that children need to learn what being kind and helpful… Read more »

Should I Give My Children An Allowance? – January 2016

Have you entered into the great debate with other parents about whether or not you should provide your children with an allowance? 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 Wauwatosa, “As with everything, there are pros and cons… Read more »

Enjoying a Less Stressful Holiday Season – December 2015

Are you finding yourself dreading the holidays, and they’ve only just begun? If so, you’re not alone, and it doesn’t have to be this way. According to Beverly Anderson, executive director for Ebenezer Child Care Centers, “The key to having a successful holiday is to plan ahead and be organized.” “By setting a schedule for… Read more »

Instilling an Attitude of Gratitude – November 2015

Thanksgiving is a time of year when we all need to take a moment to reflect on life’s blessings and give thanks. But in this day and age, when so many children have far more than what they need, how can you instill an attitude of gratitude? According to Beverly Anderson, Executive Director of Ebenezer… Read more »

Halloween Safety – October 2015

Halloween is approaching! Are you ready to celebrate this spooktacular holiday with your children? According to Beverly Anderson, Executive Director of Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations on Milwaukee’s southside and in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, and Wauwatosa, “It’s important for parents to be aware of the potential dangers involved with selecting costumes, carving pumpkins,… Read more »

How to Make Sure Your Children Succeed in School this Year

We all know that a great education can lead to a great future. As parents, you can help to ensure your children’s success by taking an active role in their education. According to Beverly Anderson, Executive Director of Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in downtown Milwaukee, on Milwaukee’s southside, and in Oak Creek and… Read more »

The Importance of Incorporating Play into Learning – June 2015

What do most successful business people, happy children, and Nobel Laureates have in common? They love to play and understand that it is an important part of learning. According to Beverly Anderson, Executive Director of Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in Downtown Milwaukee, on Milwaukee’s southside, and in Oak Creek and Wauwatosa, “Research has… Read more »

Kindergarten Readiness – May 2015

Starting kindergarten is a big step for any child. That’s why it is so important that you are sure your child is ready for kindergarten before he or she starts. If you are unsure, there are some easy questions that you can ask to help determine if your child has the necessary skills to succeed… Read more »