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April’s Virtues of the Month: Kindness and Gentleness

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 Ebenezer Child Care Centers as well as at home. This month’s virtues are: Kindness is showing you… Read more »

March’s Virtues of the Month: Reliability and Respect

Ebenezer’s Virtues of the Month Program is about empowering adults and children to live by their highest values. There are 52 virtues in the program. This month’s virtues are Reliability and Respect. Reliability means that others can depend on you. You keep your commitments and give your best to every job. You are responsible. You… Read more »

March’s Parenting Tip – Effective Family Communication

What is a key element to a happy family? Communicating effectively with one another. According to Beverly Anderson, executive director for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek and on the West Allis/Wauwatosa border, “Communicating effectively with family members includes not just talking but also being an active listener. It means… Read more »

February’s Virtues of the Month: Compassion and Consideration

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 Compassion and Consideration. Compassion… Read more »

February Parenting Tip: Teaching Kindness

How do you encourage your children to be kind and have empathy for those around them? According to Dana Brumm, Curriculum Specialist for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in Downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek and on the West Allis/Wauwatosa border, “As parents we make sure our children learn how to read and write – and… Read more »

January’s Virtues of the Month: Trust and Trustworthiness

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: Trust is having faith… Read more »

December’s Virtue’s 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 Parenting Tip – Keeping the Holidays Less Stressful

To say that 2020 has been quite the year is an understatement. As the holiday season nears, do you find yourself getting stressed just thinking about keeping your family safe and healthy while doing your typical holiday traditions? According to Stephanie Lewis, associate coordinator and curriculum specialist for Ebenezer Child Care Centers, “The key to… Read more »