The Philosophy series: The Epictetus edition

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Today we continue with the Philosophy series – asking what wisdom the second century C.E. philosopher, Epictetus can impart to parents today. Perhaps it’s because I’ve been thinking a lot about returning to work but I think that he has provided a way to look at the world a little […]

The Philosophy series: David Hume edition

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An old school friend of mine posted on Facebook that her five year-old had recently posed the question, ‘How did the first person get on this world? There wouldn’t have been anyone for them to be born from.’ Whilst I  found the question amusing, my response was definitely that of […]

Budgeting for a Family – Where Does Your Money Go?

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At the beginning of November, I set about really trying to cut back our spending. Sticking to a budget for a family can be really tough – do you have any idea where your money goes? In fact, it was my aim to spend nothing beyond essential items – such […]