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Pondering by the sea...

This summer was supposed to be all about relax, refresh and rejuvenate…I haven’t been doing so well at that. In all fairness there have been good reasons for the lack of follow through. 384 more words


The Corrupted Human Spirit

What economics lacks is the space to include other human sciences such as philosophy in the scope of its subject matter.  Philosophy has the grand vision that is usually lacking in economics, which is all too often a science of the minutiae of life. 1,293 more words


My 'creative' office space...

In my last blog I committed to do whatever I could to avoid creating cracks in my overall well being…that’s easier said than done! I can’t believe how many daily habits I am unaware of that fight against that desire. 537 more words


Rubber Ball or Glass Ball?

“Work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls– family, health, friends, integrity–are made of glass. If you drop one of these, it will be irrevocably scuffed, nicked, perhaps even shattered.” …

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Reading, writing, and arithmetic

Parents want to give their children as many advantages as they can, and this starts with the choice of preschool. Montessori preschool has been proven to prepare children better for elementary school in the area of the three “Rs” (reading, writing, and arithmetic).

McGuffey Primers - No school like the old school!

After reading about these primers on lots of US homeschool blogs we decided to give them a try.  First of all I perused the digital archived copies on… 486 more words

Home Education

Beth Baker reblogged this.

Ethical investment and the use and treatment of animals

On 27 November 2014 the Australian Senate passed a motion against unnecessary cosmetics testing on animals. The motion acknowledged that

the majority of Australians believe the use of animal testing to evaluate safety of cosmetic products and ingredients is unnecessary.

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Alternatives To Animal Testing And Research