Parents working from home, school from home and big events suspended. PE in my living room, supermarket trips only, and no seeing my friends. Will this go on forever?
Technically we are in the school holiday period now, so the children would have been off school anyway – but with so many people having to cancel their plans due to COVID-19, and having spent the last two weeks home schooling children, the lines have become a bit blurred. Here are 5 activities to do at home.
Retail giant GO Outdoors has temporarily re-branded and launched a video urging consumers to stay at home and protect the NHS, with the Met office predicting warmer and drier weather this weekend and the Prime Minister urging Brits to stay at home. This follows Department for Transport figures showing a ‘concerning’ rise in car use earlier this week.
If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything in a short space of time, it is the massive difference that our carbon footprint can make to the planet. After just two weeks after the outbreak began, there were reports of massive decreases in pollution.
World Autism Awareness Week which runs from 30th March until 5th April aims to raise awareness and spread acceptance to help autistic children and their families.
As unsettling as this is for so many people, it’s also an opportunity to do things differently for a while. To talk more, to play more games and to teach your children things you never normally have time for.
As millions of school age children transition their education to home classrooms in the wake of the devastating COVID-19 global pandemic, Schmidt Ocean Institute has assembled a wealth of free online science resources for parents and teachers.
Key things this week I think have been that I have lowered my expectations and increased my flexibility, when it comes to timings etc and who does what when.