Beech Acres

15 Feb

Every Hero Needs a Sidekick! Support Our Kickstarter Campaign Today!

ArtWorks Cincinnati & Beech Acres Parenting Center are turning extraordinary kids into ordinary heroes! But we need your help! Youth apprentices from ArtWorks meet the kids, identify their strengths, and discover their real-world superpowers! they will design a cape together that represents those powers. What do you say, citizen? Will YOU help turn a super kid into a super hero? Become a sidekick by supporting our Kickstarter campaign today!   ...

14 Feb

Book Review: Wire Your Brain For Confidence The Science of Conquering Self-Doubt By Louisa Jewell; One Dad’s Perspective 

Guest blogger, Rich Richmond, Marketing Associate What Is Self-Doubt? Early in her book Wire Your Brain For Confidence The Science of Conquering Self-Doubt Louisa Jewell shares a personal story of self-doubt that started her on her journey to becoming an expert in “positive psychology”. The story relates an experience from college where her cheerleading team found a level of success in competition, and despite that success, Jewell was still convinced she should have failed. The overwhelming feeling of self-doubt she...

18 Jan

An Evening with Lea Waters: Raising Strong Children Recap

On January 11th, Mayerson Academy, Beech Acres Parenting Center and Children, Inc. welcomed author Lea Waters to Cincinnati as part of the Raising Positive Children: Global Author Series. Dr. Waters is an Australian psychologist, academic, researcher, author, and speaker who specializes in positive education, parenting, and organizations. Her book, The Strength Switch (see our review here) details the benefits of focusing on and building your child’s strengths before focusing on their weaknesses. The event was a...

10 Jan

Don’t Miss Lea Waters: Raising Strong Children Tomorrow Night at Mayerson Academy!

Don’t miss the first event in the Raising Positive Children: Global Author Series tomorrow night at Mayerson Academy! Mayerson Academy and its partners Beech Acres Parenting Center and Children, Inc. are pleased to bring luminaries in the field of positive psychology to our region to share the best in current, applied science for building positive parenting capacity. Raising Positive Children: Global Author Series begins tomorrow as Dr. Lea Waters presents Raising Strong Children January 11th from 6-8...

04 Jan

Book Review: The Strength Switch, By Lea Waters; A Busy Mom’s Perspective

Guest blogger, Nikki Zellen, Director of Marketing Book Review: The Strength Switch, by Dr. Lea Waters As a busy Mom working at Beech Acres Parenting Center (behind the scenes), I am fortunate that sometimes my ‘homework’ helps me with my own kids! I had the pleasure of reading Ms. Waters’ book in advance of her appearance in Cincinnati for Raising Strong Children, part one of the Raising Positive Children: Global Author Series on January 11th at Mayerson...

03 Jan

Remember, It Is Important To Monitor Your Child’s Online Activity

Remember, it is important to monitor your children’s online activity and be prepared to talk to them about things they may see on the internet. With the proliferation of digital devices, easy access to the internet, and the popularity of social networks it can be difficult to remain engaged with your child’s online activities, especially for a busy parent. On New Year’s Eve, popular YouTube vlogger Logan Paul posted a video of an apparent suicide while filming with his crew...

01 Dec

House of Values: A Parent Connext™ Story

Most parents turn to pediatricians as their trusted source of advice about child-rearing problems. Conversely, many pediatricians worry about the impact family and modern-day stressors have on children’s health. Yet a typical visit to the doctor is a di cult time for the kind of consultation many parents need. Until now. Parent Connext™ was designed by Beech Acres Parenting Center staff with pediatricians to solve this dilemma, in partnership with the Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Cincinnati...

01 Dec

Wrap-Around Support: Wendy’s Story

An important ingredient in serving modern parents is meeting them where they are with appropriate and effective services. This means not only helping them where they are in their parenting journeys but being physically available at convenient locations. To accomplish this, Beech Acres provides services in homes, communities and over 25 local schools. Wendy was first introduced to Beech Acres Parenting Center at her eldest son, David’s school. David was experiencing behavioral issues in school and was connected with mental health...

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...