It is possible to put them on in the front, just do it. If if helps your thinking about it, you can switch the needle to your right hand so that the backward loops are added at the end of the row, then turn it back. Either way the yarn will end up at the very end where you will now work the three stitches you just added, and then the rest of the row.
Sometimes we get blocks about things. I have done so many things in knitting that at first seemed impossible. This still happens to me. Knitting is amazing!:shock: :hot: Here in WA