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When Perfection and Homework Collide

Does your child erase and redo homework over and over again until it’s just right? Is anything less than 100% not good enough?  Welcome to the world of perfectionism, where unrealistic expectations are daily and unrelenting. Perfectionists engage in frequent hypercritical self-talk, bringing themselves down and creating a whole lot of stress within the family. …

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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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Homeschooling Notes: How to Prepare for Back to School

Please welcome Kelly from the Teaching Resource Center to 3 Boys and a Dog.  She gives us a slightly humorous and very enlightening article on how you can prepare yourself and your children for back to school. ~Kelli Heading back to school is exciting for both kids and parents. However, shifting back into the routines …

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