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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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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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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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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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Teach Instead of Test

Dr. Donna Housman

Recently I read an article in the Boston Globe, “What to Test Instead” (Ideas, September 16), which I found to be a thought-provoking piece really highlighting what is critical in educating our children. The ability to create, collaborate and...

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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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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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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...