Family Matters Course

Check back soon for the next set of dates for this parenting course! Like most parents, do you find yourself challenged with finding the “right” discipline approach to use with your children? LUME Institute’s Family Matters: Next Generation Discipline three-session series will give you the resources to strengthen your family, today. Learn how to interpret […]


Child Care Aware of Eastern Missouri, a program at LUME Institute

Child Care Aware® of Eastern Missouri, a Program at the LUME Institute is a community resource on child care for St. Louis City and surrounding counties (St. Louis, Warren, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Francois, Franklin, and Ste. Genevieve). We provide professional development, on-site and phone coaching and assistance to support child care directors, owners, and teachers […]


LUME Provides Professional Development, Family Services, and Consulting

Founded in 2008, LUME Institute is a legal entity – a single-member limited liability company wholly-owned by University City Children’s Center for the purpose of introducing teachers, administration and families to our model methodologies in early childhood education. LUME provides Professional Development, Family Services (Family Matters), and Consulting Services. Outcomes from the last several years […]

Posted in October 2014 | Comments (0)
Update on Comfort Kits
Posted in September 2014 | Comments (0)
Stephen P. Zwolak
Talking to Children About Ferguson

The situation in Ferguson is a community trauma. We should be mindful that our community of families and friends may interpret events in very different personal ways. We hope for healing, while remaining sensitive to the needs of young children and how they may be processing conversations and scenes that play out again and again […]

Posted in August 2014 | Comments (0)