Author Archives: Dwight Beasley

Why We Homeschool Our Kids In This Day

My daughter Katie had been in public school since kindergarten and was in a church pre-school prior to that.  She loved pre-school and kindergarten and loved learning.  She began struggling with reading at the end of her kindergarten year.  Math and reading were difficult in first grade, and by the end of first grade, her… Read More »

Why We Love Monarch Publications For Homeschooling

We have been using Monarch from Alpha Omega Publications this year for our third grade core curriculum and have really been pleased with it.  We started on July 30, so we have been using it for about 9 weeks now.  The Third Grade 5-Subject Set includes: Bible, History and Geography, Language Arts, Math, and Science.  There are not a… Read More »

Confessions of a First Year Homeschooling Mom

From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. John 1:16 NIV Happy New Year! We have made it through the first half of our first homeschooling year. My daughter came out of public school after second grade and she is now half way through her third grade year. Homeschooling hasn’t… Read More »

Classical Conversations For Homeschooling: Guide

For 4th Grade, we plan to make a big change in how we homeschool.  We will be adding Classical Conversations Foundations classes once per week.  We attended an open house for the Foundations class offered by our local group in February and our whole family loved it. Classical Conversations is a Christian based classical education program that… Read More »

Where To Homeschool Your Child?

Sometimes when I talk to parents that do not homeschool their kids, they tell me that they couldn’t homeschool because they don’t have anywhere to put a school room.  I did not realize when we started homeschooling that some homeschooling families have school rooms with desks for each child.  However, a quick Pinterest search will… Read More »