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April 6th 2013

Jr. K Moon Room Parents James & Kristine Hammond organized a fun Parents' Night Out Event at the Galerie d'Orsay.  Beginnings children worked hard creating 7 masterpieces that were displayed at the gallery, nestled between works by (other) great masters such as Picasso, Matisse, and Renoir.

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April 1st 2013

Beginnings Parent Association organized a used book, cd, & dvd drive with items to going to More Than Words.

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March 10th 2013

Beginnings held a special weekend Open House.

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March 2nd 2013

Beginnings' teachersBeginnings hosted their 2nd Annual Winter Festival with close to 100 families attending.  There were exotic animal presentations, ice sculpting, drumming, and fun science activities led by Beginnings' teachers.

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February 27th 2013

Dr. Housman gave a parenting talk entitled "When Our Heads Say 'No' But Our Hearts Say 'Yes': Setting Limits with Our Children" at the school to an audience of interested parents.  Click here to view the video.

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January 31th, 2013

The Boston Globe published a letter to the editor written by Beginnings Founder Dr. Donna Housman: "Recess Is not a Luxury".  In the letter, Dr. Housman applauded the attention the article "The Power of Play" gave to the social and emotional benefits of play and recess for children.

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January 16th, 2013

ChineseThe new Mandarin Chinese classes kicked off at Beginnings.  Children from the Star preschool, Moon Pre-K, and SPARK Kindergarten classes learned their first words in Mandarin.

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January 15th, 2013

Dr. Housman gave a seminar entitled "Stop Bullying by Arming Our Children with Emotional Intelligence" with the LexFun Seminars at Youville Place in Lexington. Click here to view the video.

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January 7th, 2013

Beginnings Founder Dr. Donna Housman spoke to WBZ Radio journalist Laurie Kirby after the Newtown shootings with advice about how parents can speak to their children about the incident.  The interview was posted on Women's Watch on the WBZ website.

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December 20th, 2012

The Weston Town Crier published Dr. Housman's article entitled "Protect Children" as a guest column.  Dr. Housman wrote the piece following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in hopes of helping provide parents with some guidelines and advice about speaking to their children about the tragic event.

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