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Beginnings Graduates!

Jonathan Sommer

Our SPARK kindergarteners reached an important milestone this week, when they graduated! We were so happy to share this special time with them, and our Beginnings Families. The graduation ceremony featured songs that the children had learned, a...

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At Home and At School

Jonathan Sommer

  We had a great time at this year's annual end of the year picnic. It truly was a celebration of all the wonderful things that we've accomplished over the past year. Children have learned, grown, and found new friends- some of whom will last a...

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Summer Preview: Auction, Picnic, and Summer Explorations

Jonathan Sommer

We've got summer on our minds; today's high temperature is forecasted to be 94 degrees, with some meteorologists saying that we could break the old record of 96 degrees! Today's outside time featured water play, and the children were thrilled-...

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Going...Going...Gone!

Jonathan Sommer

Tomorrow is the last day to place bids in our Art Auction. These wonderful works were inspired by the masters and created by our own little artists. You can see each of the paintings by clicking here. Any (or all!) of them would make great additions...

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Rosebuds Take Yoga!

Jonathan Sommer

Our Rosebuds (1 and 2 year olds) enjoyed a great yoga class this week. Their instructor remarked about their ability to pay attention, and how hard they worked at each of their poses. We're so happy that they were able to learn the benefits of yoga...

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Beginnings School Art Auction

Jonathan Sommer

Each classroom at Beginnings created their own impressions of different masterpieces and artistic styles using a variety of techniques, from squeeze bottles and sponges to their own feet.  Now we are auctioning off the pieces to our parents in a...

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"Goodbye Winter" Festival!

Jonathan Sommer

We had a blast hosting our “Goodbye Winter” Festival this past Saturday, March 3rd. Though the weather was rainy and cold, it did not deter families from flocking to this fun-filled event.  Close to one hundred families attended throughout the...

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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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In the News

Managing the Disappointment of Perceived Failure and Other Critical Skills
At Beginnings, we accept feelings of failure and frustration. We acknowledge that children are...
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
Learn more about our evidence-based emotional, cognitive and social early learning program, begin...
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...