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Kelli Miller

My husband (Ricky) of 20 years, our three wild and wonderfully different boys, five totally spoiled little dogs, a plethora of wild cats, and I live at Miller Manor! It is a 100 year old Colonial Style Farmhouse that is surrounded by hundreds of acres of farmland, in a small town on the coast of Southern Alabama.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is thought to be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. The parts affected control concentration, attention and impulsivity. A child with ADHD can behave as if ‘up in the clouds’ or seem ‘dreamy’ or is hyperactive ‘always on the go’. They are unable to pay attention. The child finds …

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Each month, I will send in a neat unit study that coordinates with fun and sometimes wacky Holidays for the upcoming month.  In addition to tips, ideas, and thoughts, I will also include links to some fun things to learn about in your homeschool.  Don’t homeschool?  No big deal!  Spend time with your kids during …

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Helping your child study effectively for tests is vitally important in the elementary years. When the groundwork for good habits is set early on, students are more likely to experience success and have increased motivation. You can make a difference in your child’s academic performance now and in the future by trying some of the …

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**NOTE:  I update this page every few weeks to reflect my newest Blogging Basics posts.  Scroll to the bottom for the most recent posts! I have a ton of Blogging Basics posts now on my blog and I realize that people simply can’t find what they are looking for.  So, this post is simply a …

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It’s nice to start traditions. Making a meal for Mom on Mother’s Day can be a fun tradition. It can also help children begin to try new foods because helping with the food preparation usually peaks their interest to try what they have prepared. Strawberry-Peach Smoothie Ingredients: o    1 cup Peaches, Frozen sliced unsweetened o    …

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