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July’s Parenting Tip: How to Praise and Encourage Children

July’s Parenting Tip: How to Praise and Encourage Children

Do you know the difference between praise and encouragement? If you don’t, you should. According to Beverly Anderson, Executive Director for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, and West Allis/Wauwatosa, “The frequent use of...

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June Parenting Tip: Teaching Children Mindfulness

June Parenting Tip: Teaching Children Mindfulness

Are your children’s lives busy and overscheduled? Do you wonder how you can slow them down?    According to Leslie Hundt, Program Coordinator for Ebenezer Child Care Centers, with locations in Downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, and West Allis/Wauwatosa,...

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April’s Parenting Tip: How to Become a More Engaged Parent

April’s Parenting Tip: How to Become a More Engaged Parent

Many parents desire to be more engaged in their children’s lives. Although this is an unrelenting desire for some, it is common for days, weeks, months, and even years to get away from parents as they hustle to tend to all of the responsibilities on their plate....

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March’s Parenting Tip: Teaching Children Manners

March’s Parenting Tip: Teaching Children Manners

Do you find yourself wondering how to teach your children manners? According to Shannon Stapleton, Curriculum Specialist for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in Downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek and West Allis/Wauwatosa, “Teaching manners is easier than you...

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February’s Parenting Tip: Family Date Night Ideas

February’s Parenting Tip: Family Date Night Ideas

Do you ever feel like you don’t have enough quality time with your children as a busy parent? This is a problem that many parents relate to in this busy world we live in. Starting a monthly family date night tradition can help you to connect with each other. According...

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January’s Parenting Tip: Mindful Parenting

January’s Parenting Tip: Mindful Parenting

As a working parent, do you often find yourself rushing from one thing to the next without really feeling present? According to Leslie Hundt, Program Director of Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations in Downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek and West Allis/Wauwatosa,...

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December’s Parenting Tip: Conscious Gift Giving

December’s Parenting Tip: Conscious Gift Giving

The holidays are right around the corner, and children everywhere are busy creating wish lists. However, did you know that human development studies have found that children learn more from giving gifts than receiving gifts? According to Leslie Hundt, Program...

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November’s Parenting Tip: Growing An Attitude of Gratitude

November’s Parenting Tip: Growing An Attitude of Gratitude

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 help them develop an attitude of gratitude within them?...

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