A Day in the Life of Pacific Northwest Timberdoodlers

Hello! We are the Whiteharts. Dad is a city bus driver with a crazy work schedule. Mom stays home and takes care of the homeschooling which we’ve always done with our four kids, two (soon 3) of whom have graduated. Laura is 21, graduated from college, and now studying linguistics to be able to assist with Bible translation. She spent the last year teaching at a Christian school and is quite adamant that homeschooling is a much better choice for educating children. Annie is 19 and working on getting an A.A. degree by taking online classes from a Christian college. […]

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Join Us for the Homeschool Teaching Summit!

Hope and Grace are sisters, two of the Timberdoodle family’s daughters. Having employed their skills in the Timberdoodle homeschool products family business for over 30 years, they have screened and tested hundreds of products and have explained the chosen best to families at homeschooling conventions across the nation. These days they also enjoy applying their life experience as they parent their four young foster children, whom they are team-parenting along with their sister Joy in their childhood home in rural Washington. We are pleased to be featured speakers at the Homeschool Teaching Summit, a free event hosted online this October […]

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A Day in the Life of Georgia Timberdoodlers

Hi! I’m Janna, homeschooling mom of a rowdy (nearly) 9-year-old (4th grade), a spunky 6-year-old (1st grade) and a feisty 18-month-old who adds spark and sizzle to our days. Their names are Rylan, Ruby and Caleb. Their dad, Brenton, is a construction foreman, mason and all-around craftsman and super-talented, hardworking man. I work part time typing medical records and I love to read, garden and craft in my spare time (so, not a lot). Rylan loves all things Lego and Nerf. Ruby is an aspiring cook and scientist who loves the Pioneer Woman. And Caleb like to chew on things […]

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A Day in the Life of West Virginia Timberdoodlers

Hi! I’m Ashley W. from Parkersburg, WV! I’ve been a homeschooling mom for 3 years now. I also help manage my husband’s medical practice and currently, I’m pursuing my masters degree. My oldest is 6 and my youngest will be 5 in August. Easton, 6 , loves space and trains and planes. Maddie, 4 , loves makeup and dancing. We have 2 dogs, a cat, a hamster, and a bunch of fish! Our Morning: We’re not morning people, so our mornings start slowly. I usually do some quick cleaning and laundry while the kids are slowly waking up. The kids […]

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A Day in the Life of Texas Timberdoodlers

Hi! My name is Crystal. I am a homeschooling mom to twin boys and homeschool a friend’s daughter as well. We are currently doing the preschool curriculum. Xavier and Xander are both 3.5 and Rennie is our friend who is almost 3. We have 2 dogs we love so much. One is a chiweenie named Chica who thinks she’s a pitbull, and we have pitbull named Chase who thinks he’s a chiweenie. My husband Jason works overnights at a steel mill so we try to spend as much time with him as we can when he’s off on the weekends. […]

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A Day in the Life of Washington Timberdoodlers

Hi! I’m Desiree of Whidbey Island. We have a small farm with donkeys, horses, pigs, chickens. My husband is a Boeing manager, and my twin sons are 17. Our Morning: We get up around 6:00, feed the livestock, and have a quiet breakfast of apples and almond butter, pancakes, or oatmeal. We usually start schoolwork around 9:00. While one boy works on writing/literature, the other one works with me on math. We do science and Bible study together. Our Afternoon: We try to have most of the schoolwork done by 1:00 or 2:00, then have time for independent reading or […]

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A Day in the Life of Arizona Timberdoodlers

Hello! I’m Charissa, a homeschooling mom. My husband is a underground driller. Our son is Jorissen is almost 4 and on the autism spectrum. We also have a 5-month-old lab puppy. We all love things outdoors! Our Morning: We wake up and have breakfast. Usually it’s as simple as cereal. We do our daily chores then head right into morning basket. In our morning basket is Bible, Hooked on Phonics, read alouds and What Your Preschooler Needs to Know. We do our all our school work before lunch. Our Afternoon: For lunch we either pack a lunch to take out […]

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A Day in the Life of Montana Homeschoolers

We’ve got Dad, who fixes office machines anywhere from Canada to Wyoming. Then Mom, who is happiest drinking coffee and having everyone either napping or working in the dining room which is our school room and rarely used to actually eat in. Snickerdoodle is the first born and is almost 3. She enjoys gymnastics, tea parties, and playing in the sprinklers. HoneyBunch is the baby at 15 months old. She enjoys sitting on her sister’s toys, water in any form, and eating. Hiding under the table can be found Rowdy, our border collie mix who is happy for messy eaters […]

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Teaching Little Ones Together

Nicole asks: “How should I dual teach a 2- and 4-year-old?” Our answer: Fantastic question! Our family has twin 2-year-olds, a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old so I completely understand the difficulties! We’ve done a few things to make life easier. Teach Independent Learning Little ones don’t know how to learn on their own, but if you can help them gain this skill you’ll find you gain a lot of freedom. Our twins have learned to put together Plus-Plus Midi so they can be handed a stack of pieces to put together and that will give you a few minutes to […]

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A Day in the Life of Virginia Timberdoodlers

Hi! My name is Brigitte and I am the G-Ma to Silas, age 4.  Silas’ Mommy and Daddy both work full-time jobs. Silas gets dropped off at my house in the morning. He always comes in with a smile and is anxious to get the day started. Silas likes to build things, loves to go on field trips and swimming.  Our Morning: Our morning always starts with a “Good Morning, G-Ma.” This morning Silas ate breakfast and was then anxious to get started with Science. We are using Timberdoodle’s Pre-K curriculum this year. Silas finished up the Preschool and is […]

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