Beech Roots

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,...

30 Oct

Bullying Can Be Very Serious. We’re Here to Help.

Bullying can be very serious and can affect your child’s mood, self-esteem, and academic performance. But there is hope… What will you say? If your child is suffering, let them know they are not alone. Tell them that bullying is unfortunately not uncommon and that it is not their fault. Children can feel helpless when being bullied so it is important to point out their strengths and how they’ve used them successfully in other situations. To help keep their confidence from diminishing,...

30 Oct

Hurt kids hurt kids.

Hurt kids hurt kids. Our vision is a world where all children are nurtured to discover, cultivate and apply their natural gifts. Get inspired and equipped to raise capable, caring, contributing children or support our vision with a contribution to our mission today. https://beechacres.org/our-story/our-mission-vision/ ...

26 Oct

Be Mindful and Build Strengths with The Character Effect™ Fall Family Challenge!

Fall is here! Learn to be mindful and build strengths with your family this season by downloading and completing The Character Effect™ “Fall Family Challenge“! From Beech Acres Parenting Center, working together with  Children Inc. and Mayerson Academy, The Character Effect™ is a powerful new framework for all students, teachers, and parents that promotes growth mindsets and strength-based school climates. The Character Effect™ integrates mindfulness with character strengths to improve parents’ engagement and understanding of their children. The Fall Family...

25 Oct

Help! My Kid is a Cyberbully!

You’ve recently discovered inappropriate treatment directed at other children on your child’s phone. What will you say? Cyberbullying, a form of bullying or harassment using digital contacts such as texts, email, or social media, is a growing concern for parents. The influence of technology on our culture has never been greater. Kids are using digital devices at an earlier age and are spending much more time in front of them. The ubiquitous use of digital technologies has made them an easy platform for...