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Storytime with Ebenezer

With our state’s shelter in place order set to run through April 24 we thought you might enjoy a special storytime with Jodi O’Neill from our Oak Creek Center. The book is entitled “One Smile” by Cindy McKinley and to purchase it visit: https://www.amazon.com/One-Smile-Cindy-McKinley/dp/0935699236 

April’s Parenting Tip: Toilet Training – Ready, Set, Go!

Learning to use the toilet is a significant developmental milestone for children. But how do you know when your children are ready? According to Leslie Hundt, Coordinator for Ebenezer Child Care Center’s Southside location, “When children are typically between 18 months and three years of age, they begin to exhibit signs that they are readying… Read more »

COVID-19 Resources for Families

We realize that it is a time of great uncertainty for many people in society and that’s why we decided to create this blog with resources about COVID-19 and also resources for family’s to get through this trying time. Your best sources for COVID-19 information is the Center for Disease Control: https://www.cdc.gov It is also… Read more »

March's Virtue of the Month Creativity and Cooperation

March’s Virtues of the Month: Creativity and Cooperation

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 Creativity and Cooperation. Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways and find different… Read more »

March Parenting Tip Encouraging Creativity

March’s Parenting Tip: Encouraging Creativity

We often remark on the marvelous creativity of young children from their art to their invented language. As parents, we play an important role in supporting children’s abilities in art, dramatic expression, and creative responses to problems. Often, our primary goals are directed at keeping our children healthy and safe, teaching skills such as shape… Read more »

February Virtue of the Month Love and Loyalty

February’s Virtues of the Month: Love and Loyalty

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: Love is a special… Read more »

February Parenting Tip Encouraging Kindness

February Parenting Tip: Encouraging Kindness

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

Virtue of the Month Orderliness and Diligence

January’s Virtues of the Month: Orderliness and Diligence

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: Orderliness is being neat… Read more »

Parenting Tip: Raising a Reader

January’s Parenting Tip: Raising A Reader And The Importance Of Reading To Your Child

What is one of the greatest gifts you can give your children…something that will last their entire lifetime and give them the ability to do anything or go anywhere? 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, “Reading… Read more »

December's Virtues Humility and Consideration

December’s Virtues of the Month: Humility 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 Ebenezer as well as at home. This month’s virtues are: Humility is being humble andconsidering others as… Read more »