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A Pre-Visit Prep Guide for Your Child Development Center Tour

Deciding on the right care for your child outside the home can be a very difficult decision. Scheduling a tour of nearby child development centers is a critical first step. To prepare for your visit, it can be beneficial to get a better sense of the...

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Emotional Intelligence from the Beginning

Dr. Donna Housman

You may have read about Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in the news recently and thought, “That sounds familiar!” In fact, SEL has been roaming the halls of Beginnings School since it’s very beginning in 1985. Our teachers attend weekly clinical...

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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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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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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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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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Beginnings School's Fall Festival

Jonathan Sommer

Attention everyone! Join us for our Fall Festival Saturday, October 27th from 10:00am-12:00pm. There will be a costume parade, magic show, pumpkin bowling, a pie contest, and more! It's a perfect time for those of you who have never visited us...

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Secrets to Success: Loving without Spoiling

Dr. Donna Housman

All children develop in the context of a relationship, what we as parents do, teach and expect are critical in what are children learn.  Given kids learn through imitation, observation, guidance, coaching and contingent reactions -  what we say AND...

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Season for Learning and Play

Dr. Donna Housman

While parents know how to keep their children’s education on track during the school year, they struggle with how they should continue to promote learning during the summertime. According to an article written by Dr. Donna Housman in The Metrowest...

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In the News

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...
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...