The Connection Point Difference: Developing World Changers

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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

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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

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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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5 Essentials for a Preschool Your Family Can Thrive At

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Finding the right preschool for your family can be easier said than done. It’s easy to get caught up obsessing over convenience-related details like the location or the prices. But, in the end, finding the right preschool is about finding the best place for your child to develop and grow. During your preschool search, be…

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6 Ways to Get Your Child Excited About Learning

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Learning isn’t always the most interesting or exciting activity for a child and it can be hard to get them motivated about their own education. Every child is different, but it’s completely normal (and typical!) for a child to be disinterested. As a parent, there are plenty of ways to foster and encourage a love…

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The Benefits of Knowing Your Child’s Learning Style

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There are benefits of knowing your child’s learning style. Their learning style isn’t just for school purposes. In early childhood development, it’s important to carry the learning beyond the classroom and into the home. Chances are, you can figure out which learning style your child prefers by the different activities and interactions they do at…

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5 Ways to Prepare for Your Child’s First Day of Preschool

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Taking the next step of starting preschool can be a nerve-wracking time for both you and your child. Because this is a critical time of child development and a change that can have lasting effects and benefits, you want to make sure you have set both you and your child up for adding as much…

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