Archive for April 2018

The Best Chores for Preschoolers & Toddlers

Little girl on step ladder cleaning windows

The earlier you introduce your child to housework, the easier it will be to get them to help out in the future and the stronger lessons they will learn. In the early developmental stages of life, we have to be realistic and know that the point of chores isn’t that the child is doing the…

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The Connection Point Difference: Developing World Changers

three kids giving two thumbs up

At Connection Point Early Learning Center, we are motivated by our mission of creating relevant experiences that equip children and families to achieve their full potential socially, spiritually, and educationally. We understand that, as a preschool, parents rely on our staff to create a clean and nurturing environment that prioritizes safety and encourages healthy early…

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5 Ways to Switch to Positive Language

mother and father looking at child's artwork

As parents, our words have the power to shape our children’s thinking and thus shape how they behave and who they become. Children are watching and learning from every move we make – our language included. Using negative language can cause children to think less of themselves and what they are capable of. In order…

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Understanding Tantrums: Why They Happen & Why They Should

Child in backset of car throwing a tantrum

Understanding tantrums (or the inability to understand them) is just one of the frustrations that come with parenting a toddler. Another frustration comes from actually coping with tantrums and wondering if we are handling them correctly. In order to better understand how to react to and effectively manage temper tantrums, it’s important to understand what…

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