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25 May

Foster Care Appreciation Dinner May 18, 2018

Last Friday evening Beech Acres Parenting Center hosted our annual Foster Care Appreciation Dinner. The event was held downtown at Nicholson’s Backstage Event Center. Parents were invited to dress up, enjoy a nice dinner, and be recognized for all of the amazing things they do. 120 parents attend the event and enjoyed delicious food, great conversation, and good community.  Community is an important part of all we do at Beech Acres. Our foster care team works hard to make...

01 Feb

Raising Positive Children: Global Author Series Continues on February 15th with Louisa Jewell

The Raising Positive Children: Global Author Series continues on February 15th! Mayerson Academy, in partnership with Beech Acres Parenting Center and Children, Inc., welcomes Louisa Jewell to Cincinnati for Louisa Jewell: Raising Confident Children. Louisa Jewell is a speaker, author and positive psychology expert who has facilitated thousands of people towards greater flourishing both at work and in their personal lives. Her book...

05 Dec

Messenger Kids: Facebook Releases New iPhone App Aimed at Kids

This week Facebook, Inc. rolled out a new messaging platform aimed at children ages 4-13. Messenger Kids is available now for iOS and promises safer video calls and texting for kids. Facebook describes the app as such: “Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app designed for kids to connect with close friends and family from their tablet or smartphone. Kids can only connect with parent-approved contacts, which creates a more controlled environment. Group or one-on-one video calls with...

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

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...