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…

In Bloom: Overcoming Shame & Insecurity
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In Bloom: Overcoming Shame & Insecurity

At the fragile age of 8, a man tried to define who I was. An object. Disposable. Consumable. Dirty. Shameful and unworthy. To be honest, I don’t even remember exactly when it started or when it ended, but the years in between were the lost years of my childhood. The years I don’t remember very…

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…

Minimalist Sand and Water Toys for Infants and Toddlers

Minimalist Sand and Water Toys for Infants and Toddlers

Parenting with an emphasis on simplicity and minimalist living offers quite a few challenges, especially when it comes to kids’ toys! There are just so many. Everywhere. All the time. It’s enough to give anyone a headache! (Oh wait, is that just me?!) When I was pregnant with Maddie I began to research non-toxic, classic…