Posts by Dr. Tiffany McKinnon-Russell

Make Reading Fun For Your First Grader

Reading seems like all fun and games until you reach the first grade level.  At that point, you aren’t simply teaching letter sounds and singing the Alphabet Song, but rather you’re putting those sounds together and making 2, 3, 4-letter words.  You may be introducing sight words and short sentences, and you may also begin…

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Remember Yourself This Holiday Season

The Holiday Season is in full swing!  In less than 2 weeks we’ll be celebrating Christmas!  Seriously, where has this year gone?  If you’re anything like me, you’ve been planning, shopping (online and in-person), wrapping, mailing, and prepping.  Yes, it’s true, this is the “season of giving”.  Unfortunately, all this giving and preparing can take…

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How to Have a Productive Day EVERYDAY!

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*There may be affiliate links in this post. As women with jam-packed schedules, productivity can feel like an achievement that often alludes us.  As homeschooling moms this reality seems even more prevalent.  There are so many items you need to attend to, aside from making sure the homeschool day goes off without a hitch.  No…

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What is Homeschooling? Creating a Better Definition

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With so much information out there about homeschooling, you may find yourself overwhelmed and still wondering, “What is homeschooling?”  The beauty of this question is that you can design your own personal answer.  However, when you’re just starting out this freedom can seem daunting.  So let’s take a look at homeschooling and create a solid…

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