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Open House Sunday March 10th 10am-12pm!

Jonathan Sommer

Beginnings School will be holding a special weekend Open House on Sunday March 10th from 10am-12pm.  Come meet our teachers and administrative staff, tour the facility, and meet the Founder, Dr. Donna Housman.  Please let us know you are coming by...

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Watch "When our Heads Say 'No' But Our Hearts Say 'Yes': Setting Limits With Our Children"

Jonathan Sommer

So often our kids' plans and agendas may differ from or clash with our own.  This can result in tears and/or tantrums.  Parents often wonder if these differences can be dealt with in ways that result in a positive outcome. Limit setting can help!...

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Emotional Intelligence, Preschool Newton, Beginnings School Weston, bullying, Childcare Newton, Kindergarten Newton, School Happenings

Video of Bullying Prevention Seminar

Jonathan Sommer

The fight against bullying starts with us but in order to effectively guide our children we must have the tools needed for success. In this seminar Dr. Housman, Founder of Beginnings School, discussed the concept of emotional intelligence and how,...

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Preschool Newton, Childcare Newton, Gift Drive, Kindergarten Newton, Preschool Wellesley, Preschool Weston, School Happenings

Beginnings School Holiday Gift Drive

Jonathan Sommer

Beginnings Gift Drive!  Yesterday all of the gifts donated for our annual gift drive were delivered to the Department of Children & Families in Framingham, MA.  The toys, clothes, and other very needed items will be truly appreciated by the...

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Protecting Our Children by Helping Them Feel Safe and Secure

Dr. Donna Housman

In light of the tragic event that has recently occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, as parents and teachers we are left with the most basic and fundamental question of how do we protect our children and help them feel...

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Stop Bullying Before it Starts by Arming Our Children with Emotional Intelligence

Jonathan Sommer

The fight against bullying starts with us but in order to effectively guide our children we must have the tools needed for success. This seminar will delve into the concept of emotional intelligence and how, when taught to children from a very young...

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Early Childhood Education, Preschool Newton, Childcare Newton, Kindergarten Newton, literacy, School Happenings

Get Helpful Child Education Tips By Taking A Look At These Links

Jonathan Sommer

Find more suggestions for helping your child develop a passion for learning by checking out these resources: * Discover more suggestions that can help your child learn to love reading on this page from FamilyEducation.com . * Take a closer look at...

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Early Childhood Education, Foreign Languages, Best Preschools Newton, Childcare Newton, Kindergarten Newton, Preschools Newton, School Happenings

Beginnings Encourages Foreign Language Learning

Jonathan Sommer

At Beginnings School we encourage our students to learn about other languages and cultures.  Since many of our families are international and speak languages other than English at home, we like to incorporate basic words into the classroom and...

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Secrets to Success: Truth or Consequences

Dr. Donna Housman

Parent’s Question: Yesterday I had a really terrible day at work and when I went to pick up my 5-year-old daughter from school she was so excited to see me she came running with a huge smile and open arms.  I wanted to just forget about my day and...

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Beginnings' Annual Book Fair

Jonathan Sommer

Beginnings' Parent Association will be sponsoring an annual Book Fair on Wednesday, November 7th and Thursday November 8th from 8:00AM- 9:30AM, 11:30-12:30PM, and 3:30-4:30PM.

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In the News

Why Beginnings is the Leader in Early Childhood Education
Thirty five years ago, just before Dr. Donna Housman founded Beginnings School and Child...
Watch Our Video on Begin to...ECSEL
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Beginnings to China: An Early Learning, Cross-Cultural Collaboration
In late September, Beginnings School founder and Housman Institute CEO Dr. Donna Housman visited...
Dr Housman Speaks at Harvard Graduate School
On Saturday, April 21, Beginnings School and Housman Institute Founder Dr. Donna Housman spoke on...
Why Begin to…ECSEL Supports the Growth of Emotional Intelligence
Beginnings School and Child Development Center is steeped in the knowledge that emotional...