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Love Is Not Enough When Emotions Run Hot: Secrets for Successful Parenting

Dr. Donna Housman

What to do? What to think? How to feel? After a long day at the office, away from my child, it’s time to pick him up and finally have some ‘quality time’ together. I finally arrive at his school, enter his classroom to find him either immersed in...

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Freedom To Choose...One Size Does Not Fit All

Dr. Donna Housman

Working mothers are happier and healthier than stay-at-home moms. Surprising?  This news is a recent finding released by the American Psychological Association (APA) based on research conducted through interviews with over 1,300 mothers. The...

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Toxic Stress in Children: Is There a Silver Lining?

Dr. Donna Housman

Last Sunday’s edition of The New York Times ran an article entitled “A Poverty Solution That Starts with a Hug”by Nicholas Kristof.  The article centers on the news that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a policy statement based on...

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Giving for the Holidays

Jonathan Sommer

With the holiday season upon us, we at Beginnings wanted to do something special by extending both the children’s awareness of the world of children who may be different than themselves, as well as a deeper meaning of the holidays in giving to...

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Summer Learning Loss

Jonathan Sommer

Dr. Donna Housman's article addressing the prevention of summer learning loss appeared in the Lifestyle section of the Weston Town Crier on Sunday, July 10, 2011. Dr. Housman's article discusses the importance of summer play as a means of avoiding...

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Ship Shape Summer

Jonathan Sommer

Come discover with our littlest campers. Beginnings summer program for the Pathfinders arouses children's curiosity and imagination by heightening their sense of wonder through SHIP SHAPE explorations. Click Here to find out more

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Donna Housman’s Original Vision

Jonathan Sommer

As a private day school for young children, Beginnings School has the distinct ability to employ a unique and trans-formative educational philosophy. We continually incorporate academically-sound and timely research as well as feedback from parents...

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In the News

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...
A Tribute to Dr. T. Berry Brazelton
Reading to children at night, responding to their smiles with a smile, returning their...
Day Care Center vs. Child Development Center
We all want what is best for our children. We also know that the first years of a child’s life...
Building Blocks at Beginnings
We were very much struck by this recent article in Forbes Magazine that addressed how people with...