6 Christ-Centered Christmas Activities for Families

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Sometimes the idea of “keeping Christ in Christmas” is easier said than done. Though there is nothing wrong with enjoying cookies, Santa Claus, and reindeer, we also want to look for ways to celebrate the reason for the season. Here are six fun, Christ-centered Christmas activities for families. 1. Have a Cookie Exchange Party What…

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How to Teach Kids Conflict Resolution

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We may think our toddlers and preschoolers are too young to resolve their own conflicts. However, when we model it and practice it with them, they can learn peacemaking habits early. Let’s discuss how to teach kids conflict resolution skills in their everyday lives. 1. Explain How to Respond During Physical Conflict We’ve all been…

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Developing World Changers: How to Raise a Future Leader

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At Connection Point Early Learning Center, we are committed to Developing World Changers. We know that today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders and believe that the mission to create stronger, more confident world leaders starts in early development. There are several things that parents, teachers, and role models can do to grow leadership skills and build…

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Understanding & Managing Childhood Obsessions

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Most of us can remember back to our own childhood to the days of dinosaurs, trainings, and princesses. As we raise our children, it’s easy to recognize this behavior as they develop their own favorite toys and habits. But how do we understand what crosses the line from healthy curiosity to full-blown fixation? Keep reading…

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Educational Summer Activities to Keep Your Kids Learning

Trying to keep children on a good learning path while also enjoying summer vacation can be tricky. It’s important that children continue their learning experience through summer. According to the National Summer Learning Association, a child can lose up to three months of previous progress in the summer without review. Summer also provides many creative…

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10 Reasons to Enroll in a Christian Preschool

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Location, cost, curriculum, quality – there are plenty of factors to consider when selecting the perfect preschool. For many families, the decision of whether to register their child for a religious preschool is either a no-brainer or a hot button topic. At Connection Point, we believe that children’s spiritual growth should be tended to and…

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Toddlers and Technology: 3 Keys for Creating Healthy Habits

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Growing up in today’s technological world essentially requires you to have a device in your home. But where does that leave us with our children? Finding a balance with how much and what type of screen time your child participates in is important so that they form healthy relationships with technology. Here are three keys…

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The Difference Between Praise and Encouragement

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Growing up, we are often unconsciously taught to believe that it’s about what we do and how well we do it that allows us to be accepted or loved. While praising our child may seem like a good thing, it can have opposite effects. The principle of unconditional love is one we can teach our…

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The Best Chores for Preschoolers & Toddlers

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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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