• Whar are your goals? (6/25/2015) - Since 1997 I have consulted with parents about home education. The three most frequent questions are what curriculum to use, what it costs and what about socialization. I usually answer these questions with one of my own: what are your goals for your children’s education? Knowing where you are heading gives context to the questions…
  • Some thoughts on education (5/9/2015) - Dear Customers So I was supposed to write this newsletter on Thursday, my day off, because it’s quiet at home and I can work without interruption. Instead I started browsing through sample books brought back from the States for us to review. I then got hooked on a book called IndoctriNation and spent the whole…
  • Are we different enough? (5/9/2015) - I wrote the following two weeks ago at the height of the violence against foreigners. I trust it is still relevant. The turmoil in our country over the last few weeks has been disturbing to say the least. Anger that has been simmering below the surface, finally erupted and the resulting violence was shocking. But…
  • Mountaintop experience (3/3/2015) - Dear Customers You just know when a gift is heaven-sent! After a hectically busy December and an even busier January, my husband and I planned a short break away for March. As colleagues were going to be going away at the same time, we had to bring our holiday forward – to February month-end. Now…