Tips For Working From Home With The Kids During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Twenty twenty has been an absolute roller coaster, right? Its been nearly 2 months of Lockdown in South Africa and its unbelievable to think we’ve been confined to our homes for such a long stretch of time and we’re still surviving!

Working from home with the kids has been an experience. Alyssa is officially in week 8 of term 2 and she is still on track with the curriculum thanks to her schools support. Aidan has daily classes with his teachers too which I’m really grateful for.

Kurt and I are both working from home and has been interesting juggling it all.

Some days are complete chaos, but for the most part we are doing it! I keep reminding myself that this is not “normal” and of course things will not be easy. We are in crisis mode, so we just have to do what we can do to the best of our abilities – and that applies to the kids too.

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Ten Things I’ve Done During Social Distancing that I’d Never Ever Get To Do

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It’s officially day 1 of lock down in South Africa but the kids and I have already been social distancing in the safety of our home for 2 weeks! Not even a walk in the park, not even a drive, absolutely no outdoor movement. Kurt had to be in the office up until this week and he pretty much done all the errands that needed to be done before everything shuts down.

I haven’t been panic buying, I just bought the essentials online to get us through the next couple of weeks.

I’ve been working from home, while seeing to the kids, cleaning, trying not to lose the plot and just taking it one day at a time.

Even though I’ve had my hands full, I’ve actually had time to get to things I haven’t really been able to prior to this outbreak.

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