Weekly Roundup: Working From Home, Home Schooling and Parenting While Social Distancing
Social distancing has brought the worst in some, best in others and has made people learn to appreciate the things they take for granted. Like having a choice. Or choices.
Parents Are Having A Terrible Go at Home Schooling
Or so it seems. Who remembers what an isosceles triangle was? Or is. Let’s not get started with music lessons. I’m sure none of us can read music or guide our little ones through their music lessons. Some parents are doing their best. While others:
My son just asked me for help with his trigonometry schoolwork
While he fetched his books, I snuck out the back door and started a new life in Kazakhstan
— Natasha (@dramadelinquent) March 23, 2020
Use these educational resources to homeschool your child.
Other parents think keeping your kids alive during the Coronavirus pandemic is your only obligation. We don’t blame them.
To parents entertaining kids during social distancing and quarantine: IF YOU KEEP THEM ALIVE THAT IS SUFFICIENT. Don’t feel guilty if you’re not enriching their souls, teaching them kumihimo & sign language & engaging their spirits. Toss them some fish sticks; they’ll be fine.
— Potatoes of Defiance (@nlqualls) March 17, 2020
Working From Home is Not As Easy As We Thought
It needs discipline, defined workspaces and planning. Discipline is hard to come by in these trying times, due to the fact that we’re anxious and probably watching too much news. However, we place great effort into our work;
The effort people are putting into work while working from home. pic.twitter.com/pK7FzECjLC
— Wamathai (@Wamathai) March 23, 2020
And take occasional vacations;
Where is your next travel destination? Let us know in the comments below. Also, be sure to check out our resources on Coronavirus:
31 Educational Resources For Home Learning
How To Have a Conversation With Your Child About Coronavirus
How to Have a Conversation With Your Nanny About Coronavirus