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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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The news that good nutrition can positively affect your health and can help prevent certain diseases is nothing new. However, the inclusion of eye health in considerations of general health is a notion that has lagged behind in the public consciousness. Not only is vision a critical part of the senses that most people rely …

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