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A Look at ADHD

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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Free Homeschooling Unit Study: July 2011

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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10 Sure-Fire Tips to Help Your Elementary Schooler Study

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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Nutrition for your Eyesight

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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Homeschooling Fun: How to Draw a Comic Strip

As a homeschooling mom, I struggle to find real art thing for my kids to do… you know, besides just coloring pictures!  Kids love to get involved in contests, as Bob Weber knows! “Oh Brother!” Comic strip illustrator and writer Bob Weber, Jr. offers kids and parents step by step instructions on cartooning Bob Weber, …

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Homeschooling Notes: 5 Ways to Save on Homeschooling Costs

Please welcome Gary to 3 Boys and a Dog!  Since we are doing a Back 2 School Blog HOP Bash this month, I went out and searched for some guest posters that could help us with that. 🙂  Gary has some great ideas to help cut homeschooling costs. ~Kelli The costs of homeschooling can add …

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Potty Training Tips and Hints

By: Suzy Martyn This came just a bit late for me because Tank finally decided he wanted to use the potty and we haven’t had a single accident. 🙂 But, this is a wonderful article for my readers.  Hopefully you will learn something.   ~Kelli Potty training. If you have a toddler, this is on your …

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