Measuring Success

We live in a world driven by value. By which I mean money.

Yesterday, I found myself explaining money to my 9-year-old son and this is a practice which I advise all adults to engage in – whether they have 9-year-old children or not (I’m sure girls work just as well, by the way, I just don’t happen to have one of those). Young children, in my experience, don’t understand the obsession with money and I think that we can learn a great deal from them. Read more of this post


My family and I have just got back home after an extended holiday which started with the HESFES home education event down in Kent.

I have to admit that I was a little wary before going – as it was my first time at HESFES (which has been annual now for 13 years) I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, and a few comments I’d read around the internet concerned me.

But I needn’t have worried. Read more of this post