Wedgits – Timberdoodle’s Homeschool Vodcast #0012

Wedgits are so difficult to describe that even our best attempts fall flat compared to actually manipulating the pieces or watching children play with them. You’ll see the MiniWedgits, standard Wedgits and even Wee Wedgits for babies in this vodcast. The emphasis here is on younger children, but we find that even adult…s find them hard to leave alone. Whether this is your first Wedgits purchase or you are adding onto a vast collection we are sure you’ll find what you need at Timberdoodle!

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Forever Their Parent?

If you have been following the story of Artyom Savelyev (Justin Hansen), you may have found that you, like me, are filled with sadness at the outcome. How could someone, when given the opportunity to raise, nurture and love a child, decide that the child is too much work and send them back? Can’t they see the trauma this inflicts? Yet as an article I read in the New York Times portrays , it must be undeniable that each child and each adoption is not a cookie cutter experience; parenting is hard work filled with many unanswered questions. But tragically […]

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Which Is More Tragic?

A Doctor’s license is lost over an “unsuccessful” abortion where the “wrong twin fetus” was aborted. And as Albert Mohler so wisely points out, “What is the real scandal here — that this doctor was ready to kill a baby with Down syndrome, or merely that he aborted ‘the wrong baby’?” If your children are mature enough to handle this information, this is an opportune time to work this story through with them, help them decipher where this whole tragedy begins and where it will inevitably lead. Read Albert Mohler’s Article Here.

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Join The Conversation…

Does Apologia work for you? We were initially reluctant to add advanced Apologia, (see yesterday’s vodcast) since it doesn’t work well for all students. However, that could be said for any product, and it is such a valuable resource that we “came to our senses” and added it. What do you think? Has it worked for your students? Check out how some of our customers answer this question on facebook and join the discussion!

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Timberdoodle’s Homeschool Vodcast #0008 – Apologia

If you are looking for a comprehensive science curriculum you’ve probably been told to look at Apologia. But maybe you’d like a little more information. Daniel shows you how the different books and CD’s work together, explains how other families have used Apologia, and qualifies which students are likely to thrive with Apologia – and which are not. Get more information or buy now at Timberdoodle Co

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Busy Little Ones and Peaceful Household… Possible???

Here is a great post (and comments) by blogger MckMama called, Activities To The 4th Degree. If you have little ones in your family, you must surely like the rest of us be looking for creative and educational ways to keep them busy and yourself peaceful. Check out MckMama’s ideas and take a look in the comments to see what her readers also recommend. Lots of helpful ideas!!

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