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September’s Parenting Tip – Positive Parenting

September’s Parenting Tip – Positive Parenting

As adults we talk about being stressed, and we Does it seem like your household has been in constant chaos ever since you had children? Do you feel like your parenting techniques just aren’t cutting it? According to Kris McPhail, one of the Curriculum Specialists from...

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August’s Virtues of the Month: Assertiveness and Confidence

August’s Virtues of the Month: Assertiveness and Confidence

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...

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August’s Parenting Tip: Helping Children Cope with Stress

August’s Parenting Tip: Helping Children Cope with Stress

As adults we talk about being stressed, and we sometimes forget young children can experience stress, too. Excessive commitments, family conflict, and problems with peers are all stressors that overwhelm children. As parents, we need to figure out ways to cope with...

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Meet Ms. Shelly – Our Dedicated Toddler Teacher

Meet Ms. Shelly – Our Dedicated Toddler Teacher

Twenty years is a LONG time to do anything. However, that is how long Ms. Shelly at our Oak Creek Center has been providing tender loving care to the children enrolled at Ebenezer Child Care Centers. During this time a lot has changed in our world: 9/11, the...

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July’s Virtues of the Month: Flexibility and Forgiveness

July’s Virtues of the Month: Flexibility and Forgiveness

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...

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Promoting Creativity – Why It’ So Important

Promoting Creativity – Why It’ So Important

By Leslie Hundt, Ebenezer's Curriculum Coordinator for its Oak Creek Child Care Center. While listening to Dan Pink-The Puzzle of Motivation on TED.com I heard something that made me rethink how we teach children: ‘That routine, rule-based, left-brain work --certain...

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

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

Do you know the difference between praise and encouragement? If you don’t you should. According to Leslie Hundt curriculum specialist for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations on Milwaukee’s Southside and in downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, and West...

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June’s Virtues of the Month: Friendliness and Generosity

June’s Virtues of the Month: Friendliness and Generosity

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...

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