Hi, I’m Demetria.

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5 Benefits of Music Education for Your Child

(This post contains affiliate links and I receive a small commission to help with the blog and podcast if you decide to make a purchase.) 🙂 When thinking about writing a post on the benefits of music education for my own kids I realized I would have to share more...

Benefits of Journaling With Our Kids + GIVEAWAY!

What are the benefits of journaling with our kids? Have you ever considered journaling with your own children? It hadn't truly crossed my mind until Andrea Thorpe (friend and valued past  contributor to this blog ) shared with me that she had...

CHM112:What’s Your Child’s Learning Style?

What's your child's learning style? This podcast is all about helping you to discover your child's learning style. Over the years I've come to appreciate learning style information. With two kids who have completely opposite and unique learning styles, learning about...

Using my Happy Planner for Homeschooling

How I discovered the Happy Planner for homeschool planning I love planners, y'all. You know that. I've been planning my homeschool for years, and this marks our 11th year since I began teaching my oldest kindergarten. Throughout the years I've never been able to get...

CTCMath Review (and how I use it as supplement)

(**I was compensated for my time on this post. However,  I always strive for honesty and I am never required nor coerced into posting a positive review. All thoughts about the product are truly my honest opinions of my experience with so far.)  Math has always been a...

When You Feel Like Quitting

The following guest post was written by Becky Seamon of High Heels At His Feet.  Be encouraged as she helps us to see the power of resisting the urge to quit homeschooling as we lean on the Father. The ugly threat gushed quickly from my mouth in a moment of complete...

How to Channel Your Mommy Emotions

Emotions are one of those things. They can suffocate you like being sat on by an elephant. Or they can give you powerful motivation and energy to fuel positive changes in your life. The first thing to realize is: We are Emotional by Design In Scripture we see God...

Overcoming Classical Homeschooling Fears

You know you're a homeschool mom when...you're afraid of a method! For me, it was the classical homeschooling method. I admit it: I'm Demetria, and I once was afraid of classical homeschooling. Go back and look at any of my videos where I talked about my love for...

Handling BUSY homeschool life!

I know it can get hectic at home attempting to handle busy homeschool life. I always desire to help moms when I can with practical helps on how to make every-day homeschooling life easier. Here are some tips for handling a busy homeschool life! Enjoy the video and...

CHM111:Busy Moms’ Guide to SELAH Bible Studies with Shelley Noonan

This week's fabulous interview is with author, Shelley Noonan. I had a blast talking with her and receiving encouragement about digging into the study of the bible for ourselves. She introduced to me the Selah bible study, a beautiful method of reading and meditating...

CHM110:Managing a BUSY Homeschool Without Going Insane!

Do you have a busy homeschool? Do you find your life as a homeschool mom super busy? How can you rearrange your lifestyle to create the life you want your family- despite the fact that it's busy? Should you cut down on your busyness, or should...

Using a Faith Based Inquiry Science for Homeschool

(Although I was compensated for my time on this post, my opinions here are honest- whether positive or not.  I always strive for honesty and I’m never required nor coerced into posting a positive review.)  I was introduced to By Design Science for grades 1-8 and was...

CHM109:Homeschooling for Free

Welcome to this week's podcast. This week I'm encouraging you to figure out ways to begin homeschooling for free. With so many resources at our fingertips- both online and locally- the sky is the limit for free homeschool options! Reasons to consider homeschooling for...

CHM108:Planning and “UnPlanning” Homeschool Goals

Happy New Year, friends! In this podcast I talk about ways of planning or "unplanning" our homeschool goals for a new year. My 4 basic tips for setting homeschool goals this year: Start with a dose prayer. Prayer is conversation with God and is easy. Start with a...

CHM107:Biblical Feasts and Hanukkah with Dianna Wiebe of Grapevine Studies

This week's podcast interview is with Dianna Wiebe! As promised in last week's episode, I wanted to do a recap on a guest I've had on this show previously. Dianna offers us a fresh and unique look at why biblical feasts are relevant to our understanding of biblical...

CHM106: Veritas Press and Phonics Museum: Interview with Laurie Detweiler

 This week I enjoyed speaking with Laurie Detweiler, executive vice president of Veritas Press! Laurie and her husband Marlin are co-founders of Veritas Press which is an organization that is committed to creating and developing curriculum based on the classical...

Favorite Homeschool Fall Activities Roundup

So, it's officially fall, and we've turned the clock back this past weekend. I honestly love warm weather so knowing that things would cool down soon hasn't been an appealing thought.  I simply don't like being cold!  However, I do like fall. Fall seems to me like...

CHM 104:Diversity in History Curriculum with Belinda Bullard of A Blessed Heritage

Diversity in history curriculum? What does this mean exactly? For those interested- why is it important to include multiculturalism and diversity in our history curriculum? And for those of us in the U.S.- American History. I was honored to speak with Belinda Bullard...

3 Reasons You Should Keep Homeschool Records

Do you keep homeschool records? Now that I have a high school student, I've come to the conclusion that keeping homeschool records is absolutely imperative- both out of necessity (for the reasons I'll list below) and just for my sanity. Here are three main reasons why...

Don’t Let Yourself Go, Homeschool Mom!

Ladies, we've all done it at some point: we've let ourselves go.  I'm the first to raise my hand and say I have gone years and years without properly caring for myself. As a homeschool mom who was diagnosed with gluten intolerance, anemia, and undergone medical...

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CHM107:Biblical Feasts and Hanukkah with Dianna Wiebe of Grapevine Studies

This week's podcast interview is with Dianna Wiebe! As promised in last week's episode, I wanted to do a recap on a guest I've had on this show previously. Dianna offers us a fresh and unique look at why biblical feasts are relevant to our understanding of biblical...

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