During this extremely difficult time families are going to be under a tremendous about of pressure and anxieties are going to be running high.
Parents/Carers and families lives have completely changed whether you are now looking after a very full household and trying to keep all your children busy, whether your learning what home schooling is all about overnight or whether your suddenly working from home or finding yourself without employment.
It is importance to take care of yourself first and foremost and your emotional well being in order to keep the family functioning as best as you can during such a difficult time.
Should you need any advice or support contact details of useful agencies are listed below:
For useful tips on managing well being https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Citizens Advice Bureau - 0344 855 2322.
Family Information Service - telephone 01926 742274.
or visit the website
Where you can take this time to enjoy having more time together as a family as usually were all so busy and these times are often limited. Its the perfect time to get to know the local community around you ( at a safe distance) and your neighbours so we can all pull together and keep the community safe.
Children have been painting rainbows this week and putting them in windows to keep everyone smiling.
See if you can get involved by making a silly face and displaying it in your window 🙂
Just think it's now Friday so one week into home schooling already competed.
If I can offer any support during this difficult time please contact me on - 07771389574
Parenting support Advisor