As I write this to you I’m two days away from having a vaccine for something called COVID-19, or coronavirus. I have to go to the leisure centre where the little boys used to go to gymnastics – it’s now a hospital! I’m not joking!
The last 12 months have been so different to what people of the world are used to. I do think however that many lessons have been learnt during this time. What have you learnt?
There has been so much negativity around lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic, a few weeks ago I asked my readers what the best thing about lockdown has been. Here’s what they said:
Whatever your situation, you will no doubt be thinking ahead to the Easter Holidays and what you will and won’t be able to do with your children under the current Welsh Government Restrictions.
n England there seems quite a lot of excitement over children going back to school next Monday. Home-schooling has been tough on parents and children in so many ways, so most people seem keen for it to come to an end, but is everyone going back together the best approach?
2020 and now 2021 have been very different for everyone. For children, this has meant that everything they know as the norm has altered and there is now a ‘new normal’.
It’s quite hard to believe that we are only two months off a year from when the UK first went into lockdown and schools and business closed. When the bulk of the UK, or world even started to work from home, whilst simultaneously trying to educate children…almost a year!
Experts have warned that lockdown could lead to children having a skewed perception of gender roles in the home – as almost seven in 10 mums juggle more household chores than ever before. Does this sounds familiar?