Why We Homeschool || Family Simplicity in a Fast-Paced World
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Why We Homeschool || Family Simplicity in a Fast-Paced World

Making the decision to homeschool is not always simple, but for our family, homeschooling is a vital part of having slower, simpler family life! If you’re seeking family simplicity, homeschooling may or may not be for you, but here’s why it’s so important to us! If you’re new here, welcome! I’m Laura Noelle, and my…

How to Set Up Preschool Homeschooling Learning Areas
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How to Set Up Preschool Homeschooling Learning Areas

Learn the basics of how to set up preschool homeschooling learning areas for creativity and focus. To begin, think about all the main learning topics you’re going to cover: art, language arts, math, thinking skills, and fine/gross motor. Each of these areas can have their own designated space for focused learning. Our preschool materials are…

Using the Time-In Toolkit: Teaching Emotional Regulation to Kids
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Using the Time-In Toolkit: Teaching Emotional Regulation to Kids

A high pitch scream belts through the air, her little face red and tearful. “I don’t like it!” She wails with emphatic passion before falling to the floor in a dramatic heap. It takes all my resolve to take a deep breath and remember that her overreaction to the simple task of brushing her teeth…

Timberdoodle Preschool Custom Curriculum Overview
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Timberdoodle Preschool Custom Curriculum Overview

Preschool at home, oh brave soul! As a former infant and toddler teacher, I thought piecing together a working curriculum would be fun–but I quickly discovered it’s costly and time consuming. While balancing all the spinning elements of work, family and home, the desire to put it all together from scratch dissipated and I began…

Top 4 Factors When Considering Preschool Homeschooling
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Top 4 Factors When Considering Preschool Homeschooling

My toddler likes to surprise me. One day she’s unable to sit still for two seconds and the next she’s pointing at every object she sees and tries to name it. Wait, what? Okay, so she still can’t sit still most of the time, but I’ve quickly realized that at almost 2.5 years old, she’s…