super mom, preschool age kids, supermom

Being a “Super Mom” is a goal many of us strive for, especially those of us with preschool age kids. However, is trying to be “Super Mom” really making you a super mom? Trying to juggle family, work, and household responsibilities comes at a cost. It can actually have physical and emotional effects that can…

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parenting tech gadgets, technology, toddler

Today’s world is fascinated with technology and all that it offers. Why should that be any different as a parent? Technology has the power to improve our lives as parents. There are hundreds of state-of-the-art parenting tech gadgets and apps that make raising a toddler a little easier. Of course, we don’t expect you to…

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early learning, preschool

Did you know attending preschool can help your child with brain development? It’s helpful to have a baseline understanding of what’s going on in your child’s brain as they grow. We’ve compiled a quick and easy guide to your child’s brain development. This will help you better understand what’s happening as they grow and how…

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working parents, working mom, working parent

Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? As a working parent, there’s a temptation to feel guilty about not having as much time with your kids as you would like to. The best way to ease that pang of guilt is to be intentional about the time we do have.…

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christmas activities, christmas, family christmas

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, conflict resolution for kids, conflict resolution

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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how to raise a future leader, world changer, developing world changers

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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childhood obsessions, child obsession, childhood fixation, child fixations

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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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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