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May’s Virtues of the Month: Respect and Responsibility

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. 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… Read more »

Storytime with Ebenezer – The Napping House

As Wisconsin’s Shelter in Place order continues, Jodi O’Neill from Ebenezer’s Oak Creek Center is reading the “The Napping House” by Audrey and Don Wood. Audry Wood uses the medium of children’s literature to practice the disciplines of art, music, drama, dance, and writing. Her unique work creates a sense of imagination and excitement. She… Read more »

May’s Parenting Tip: Kindergarten Readiness

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 »

Storytime with Ebenezer – Family of Earth

  With Wisconsin’s Shelter in Place order extended we thought it would be nice to continue our story time. In honor of Earth Day, Jodi O’Neill from our Oak Creek Center is reading “Family of Earth” by Schim Schimmel, an internationally renowned artist/author whose artwork and books have been lovingly embraced world-wide for their beauty… Read more »

April’s Virtues of the Month: Courage and Cleanliness

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. 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… Read more »

Storytime with Ebenezer – One Smile

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. 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 »