The demands on parents at home in the Covid pandemic seem to only be increasing – and there’s no end in sight
Week eight of lockdown and week six of home schooling. I’m taking deep breaths before the start of this new week as last week saw me hit a new low.
My five-year-old was writing the letter “h” under much duress. He is reticent at best to do his work. We would bribe him with jelly beans if he completed some of his tasks, but now even the jelly bean trick doesn’t work. Jelly beans? Pssht! He looks decidedly unimpressed. What else you got?
Saman Shad is a writer based in Sydney