Monthly Archives: November 2017

30 Nov

Inspire-A-Family

This holiday season we invite you to participate in our 2017 holiday program, Inspire-a-Family. We hope that your family will be inspired by kindness to help another local family. Your gifts or generous cash donation allows the families we serve to focus on strengthening their own families without the added stress of buying gifts and necessities this year. Your gift will inspire hope and gratitude in the family that receives your generous donation. If your interested in participating call Courtney...

28 Nov

#GivingTuesday

Stronger families mean a stronger community. This #GivingTuesday we invite you to invest in your community by supporting Beech Acres Parenting Center. Beech Acres empowers parents by encouraging them to be intentional with their parenting through Natural Strength Parenting™, our unique strengths-based approach. We strengthen kids through a variety of programs aimed at mental health improvement and prevention in our 3 offices, 5 area pediatric offices, and 20 local schools. Our programs serve over 20,000 people every year! Create a fundraiser...

28 Nov

Gratitude Tree Activity

Looking for a great strengths-based activity to do with the kids this week? Focus on Gratitude by assembling a Gratitude Tree! 1. Download and print The Gratitude Tree activity from our website. 2.Share things you are grateful for while completing the activity. 3. Snap a photo of your completed tree and share it on our facebook page! 4. Be grateful! The Gratitude Tree is brought to you by The Character Effect™. Being Mindful. Building Strengths. ...

15 Nov

Thank You!

Thanks to some of our generous donors, we were able to provide some much-needed supplies to kids benefiting from our services in partner schools. Art supplies for therapy, paper, markers, small educational toys and even snacks for kiddos waiting for services after school made a huge difference. The students were grateful to receive these items and showed their gratitude with some awesome “thank yous” made with their new supplies!   We are fortunate to have families and...

13 Nov

Gratitude

A child’s gratitude naturally grows from a loving, mindful connection to their parents. When you listen and actively engage with your kids, you are planting the seeds of gratitude. The message is that they matter and that you are grateful for the love and time that you share. ...

13 Nov

The Character Effect Comes to Life at LEAP Academy!

The Character Effect™ is a flexible, new developmental framework launched in seven schools throughout Greater Cincinnati this year. Working together, Beech Acres Parenting Center, Children, Inc. and Mayerson Academy are bringing this powerful and effective framework to Frederick Douglass Elementary, Whitaker Elementary, Holy Family, LEAP Academy, Sands Montessori, Spencer Center for Gifted and Exceptional Students and Warren County Learning Center. The Character Effect™ is designed to improve student’s self-control, increase their classroom participation, cultivate an atmosphere of respect for others, and boost their...

09 Nov

Discussing Top Parenting Concerns from the Cincinnati Parenting Survey on WVXU

Today, Beech Acres Parenting Center President and CEO Jim Mason, Vice President of New Business Development Jill Huynh and School-based Services Supervisor Cheryl Riley joined Mark Heyne on WVXU Cincinnati to discuss the results of our Cincinnati Parenting Survey. In the survey, 44% of parents identified Understanding kids’ mental health issues as extremely or very concerning. This was the single biggest concern identified. Here are some highlights from the show: “Our goal at Beech Acres Parenting Center is to shift the stigma from ‘I have to go...

09 Nov

Listen Live On WVXU!

Tune in this Thursday as Jim Mason, President and CEO, Jaimi Cabrera, Director of New Business Development and, Cheryl Riley, a Supervisor from our School-based Services team join Mark Heyne live on 91.7 WVXU Cincinnati to discuss top parenting concerns uncovered by our Cincinnati Parenting Survey. Stream or tune in this Thursday, November 9th, at 1:00! http://wvxu.org/post/top-parenting-concerns-among-cincinnati-families ...

01 Nov

Pies For A Purpose!

Starting today, you can visit Busken Bakery at 7756 Beechmont Ave. in Anderson Township to support “Pies for a Purpose”! “Pies for a Purpose” is a way for you to share a delicious pumpkin pie with another Greater Cincinnati family this holiday season. A $1.00 donation buys a “slice” of pie. Six slices earn a real pie for us to share with one of the families we serve. It’s a great opportunity for your family to build on the strengths of kindness,...