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16 Mar

Take this time to connect with your children! We’ll Be Sharing Daily Activities For Your Family.

Take this time to connect with your children! Keep your child engaged with their social and emotional learning. This week, we will be sharing engaging activities for parents & kids to do together or mindful activities for your child to do on their own. Follow along and share! https://beechacres.org/beech-roots/ https://beechacres.org/newsletter/ https://www.facebook.com/BeechAcresParentingCenter/ https://twitter.com/BeechAcres https://www.instagram.com/beechacresparentingcenter/ https://www.youtube.com/beechacres http://linkedin.com/company/beech-acres-parenting-center ...

16 Mar

Take this time to connect with your children! We’ll Be Sharing Daily Activities For Your Family.

Take this time to connect with your children! Keep your child engaged with their social and emotional learning. This week, we will be sharing engaging activities for parents & kids to do together or mindful activities for your child to do on their own. Follow along and share! https://beechacres.org/beech-roots/ https://beechacres.org/newsletter/ https://www.facebook.com/BeechAcresParentingCenter/ https://twitter.com/BeechAcres https://www.instagram.com/beechacresparentingcenter/ https://www.youtube.com/beechacres http://linkedin.com/company/beech-acres-parenting-center ...

13 Feb

Vaping: Facts, Fiction, and Valuable Information for Parents

“Not my kid.” “I would know.”  “We don’t allow smoking in the house.” Not a Fad You may have thought vaping was a fading fad, one that had not affected your family. Fact: A recent survey of nearly 44,000 students in the United States indicated a dramatic rise in the use of e-cigarettes. In 2018, 37% of 12th graders surveyed reported vaping, up from 28% the previous year. This rise in usage of e-cigarettes shows that not only is vaping not a fad, but it’s a problem...

24 Jan

The Character Effect™ Has Been Designated as Evidenced-based by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Earlier this week we received notice that The Character Effect™ a universal social-emotional learning program for elementary school students has been designated as evidenced-based by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Character Effect™ is a flexible developmental framework for the classroom that combines mindfulness and character strengths in an effective curriculum that promotes confidence and improves overall well-being in a school. The Character Effect™ is designed to: improve students’ self-control, increase classroom participation, cultivate an atmosphere of respect for others, boost academic success and, decrease...

08 Jan

January 11th is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

January 11th is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is designated to bring awareness to the plague of Human Trafficking. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, nearly 25,000 runaways were reported in 2017. Of those, an estimated 1 in 7 were possible victims of child sex trafficking. This sobering statistic heightens the importance of being aware of the global problem of human trafficking. Be Aware As a busy parent, the possibility of...

04 Dec

Thank You!

THANK YOU! Because of your generous spirit, we raised over $2500 yesterday -exceeding our goal. Thank you! Don’t worry, it’s never too late to give a gift to Beech Acres Parenting Center. Remember, your donation helps inspire and equip parents to raise capable, caring, contributing children. Make a one time or recurring gift online today or contact our development team at 513-231-6630 to find out how you can become more involved in our mission. ...

22 Nov

What Is Your Family Grateful For? Show Your Gratitude With This Fun Thanksgiving Activity!

What is your family grateful for? Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate all of the things you are grateful for as a family. This holiday be intentional about this by setting aside some time to use your strength of creativity to show your gratitude. Download our Turkey Time activity and have a fun decoration to show your gratitude this week! Download Turkey Time here. ...

21 Nov

The Ohio Children’s Trust Fund: Supporting Grandparents and Other Caregivers In the Community

Thank You To The Ohio Children’s Trust Fund For Supporting Grandparents and Other Caregivers In the Community Last fall, thanks to a significant grant from the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund, Beech Acres Parenting Center expanded our work in helping grandparents and other relatives who find themselves in the unexpected position of raising their grandchildren and other kin. This work is critical, as nearly 9% of all children in the state of Ohio are being raised by a kinship caregiver*. Now serving...

19 Nov

Help Kids Like Scott Receive Critical Interventions and Services Right in Their School With a Gift To Beech Acres Parenting Center

Scott was sent to the principal’s office. Again. He seemed so angry all the time. His behavior was affecting his school work and his relationship with his family. Mom and dad were frustrated and unsure about how to approach the situation. A Family Peer Support Specialist at Scott’s school connected the family with Beech Acres Parenting Center. The family was excited to have access to services for their son right in his school. They quickly learned Scott’s strengths (humor and kindness...

05 Nov

Beech Acres Parenting Center Receives Generous Grant From the Scripps Howard Foundation

Beech Acres Parenting Center is grateful to the Scripps Howard Foundation for their generous grant of $10,000 designated for our Family Emergency Fund. The Family Emergency Fund helps address basic needs that many of the families we serve face, including shelter, transportation, clothing, and food. Thank you to the Scripps Howard Foundation for your extraordinary generosity! ABOUT THE SCRIPPS HOWARD FOUNDATION The Scripps Howard Foundation (www.scripps.com/foundation), based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the philanthropic arm of The E.W. Scripps Company. With a special commitment to...