Hi, I’m Demetria.

My blog and podcast are here to help you with practical ways to teach your kids more easily and enjoyably. I also have plenty of homeschooling videos to help you out! 🙂

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CHM115:What Does The Bible Say About Teaching Children?

We teach and teach and teach our kids...but have you ever asked yourself what the Bible has to say about teaching? As Christian homeschool moms we often get caught up in our daily school activities: teaching core academic subjects such as writing and arithmetic,...

CHM114: Easy Ways to Have Family Time Bible Study

Have you been looking for easy ways to have family time bible study with your kids, but just don't know how to incorporate it? On this podcast I share some reasons why bible study with your kids is important...and then I get into some how's. I feel that as Christian...

4 Crucial Things I’ve Learned as a Homeschool Mom Blogger

I've been blogging about homeschooling for a really long time now. When I started my first homeschool blog in 2010 I was simply chronicling my journey as a mom to two young children, attempting to figure out the ropes to home education. By the time I started the...

CHM113:How to Set Homeschool Learning Goals

How are your mid-semester goals coming along? Did you set a laundry list of homeschool learning goals back in August or September for your children, and you’re now wondering if you’ll ever be able to check those learning goals off your list? Listen to "CHM113:How to...

Winter Crafts and Activities For Your Homeschool

(This post contains affiliate links which supports this blog and podcast.) A hallmark of the winter months is to create winter-themed and holiday crafts that are plenty of fun for kids. Any classroom you walk into is likely to be filled with the creations of the...

How to Play the Column Addition Game using Right Start Math

I began using Right Start Math games recently along with our base math program (Math Mammoth). We love using a variety of sources to help improve our math skills from online programs and games to manipulatives to apps.  In fact, I prefer switching things up quite a...

What I Wish I Knew as a Newbie Homeschooler

When I was a newbie homeschooler in 2007 I had no clue what I was getting myself into but I knew that I felt very strongly against placing my 5 year old in public school. It just didn't rub me the right way.  Today, 12 years later, I realize the calling to homeschool...

A day in the life of my Classical Conversations Foundations Student

This year my younger daughter is involved in the Classical Conversations Foundations level, as well as Essentials. In case you aren't familiar with Classical Conversations, it is an international homeschool program started by Lee Binz that is built on the Christian...

Classical Conversations Challenge 3 Update

I'm excited to finally give you guys a Classical Conversations Challenge 3 update on our family. My daughter, Nyomi, is a high school junior, in 11th grade this year and is attending Classical Conversations for her 3rd year. Not in a row, though since we've had some...

Christmas Around The World Activity – Japan Unit Study

This week we're starting a Christmas Around The World series for our homeschool and we begin with Japan. (This post contains affiliate links which supports this blog and podcast.) We're using a few must-have items to pull of this unit study: Get your own laminated...

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

Listen to "CHM111:Busy Moms’ Guide to SELAH Bible Studies with Shelley Noonan" on Spreaker. 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...

Latest From The Podcast

CHM 093: Three Reasons We Celebrate Advent in our Homeschool

Listen to "093: Three Reasons We Celebrate Advent in our Homeschool" on Spreaker. This Christmas season was our very first year  we've chosen to celebrate Advent.  For some reason I was completely drawn to the idea of reflecting with candlelight on the...

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