Covid school holidays

After we had survived week one of home learning, the school holidays were brought forward. This was a good thing. In all honesty, both the kids and parents (not to mention the teachers) needed a few weeks off to process the huge changes and turmoil into which we had been thrown. In a matter ofContinue reading “Covid school holidays”

Day 5 Home schooling

3rd April 2020 (Game changer) Today was a bit of a messy day with both Mr and Mrs Prof Bee scheduled to work. We had the care sorted with neighbours and friends but there was no one actually available to ‘teach’. That is, apart from their wonderful and capable teachers on the other ends ofContinue reading “Day 5 Home schooling”

Day 4 Home schooling

2nd April 2020 (My real April fools day) I tried to start today more positive. I had a chat to Mr 12 about getting on and doing his work as well as the need to get out for some fresh air. The plan was good. The execution was appalling. By 10am we were all yellingContinue reading “Day 4 Home schooling”

Day 3 Home schooling

1st April 2020 – April fools day (although it feels like April fools month) I was back on the job today and it was another tough day trying to be there for each of the kids when they needed it. Miss 10 had a morning of English that she wasn’t very confident with and neededContinue reading “Day 3 Home schooling”

Day 2 Home schooling

31st March 2020 So today I cheated and went to work. It felt really good after three days at home to get back into the ‘real’ world. Except of course, it wasn’t the world we know….. it was Corona world. I spent the entire day at work cancelling clients, explaining that due to the riskContinue reading “Day 2 Home schooling”

Day 1 Home schooling

I started journaling two weeks ago. I love to write, it helps me process. I realised today there are likely a lot of parents out there needing to process and also to know they are not alone in their struggles, so I decided to turn the journal into a blog. 30th March 2020 If IContinue reading “Day 1 Home schooling”

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