It’s Public Service Announcement season here at Home Ed Voices! Here is your annual autumn reminder to look after your mental health!
home educating through a pandemic
Reminder – If you want to have your children vaccinated against the likeliest strains of flu this winter, ring up your GP and book an appointment to get them vaccinated. There are a number of extra pandemic-related reasons why getting a flu vaccine is a really good idea in 2020.
(This is not an invitation to debate.)
To socialise or not to socialise, that is the question. The answer? It depends on the child’s needs. Let’s be kind to each other as we heal.
I think that as home educators we need to assume that we are going to feel burnout at some point this year, and we need to think about how we’re going to protect ourselves as much as possible.
The dreaded ‘I guess things aren’t that different for you’ comments have been getting me down. Time to think about them another way.
If the thought of a full routine makes you want to hide under the duvet, then maybe just hang something small on to each day, so you and your children know where you are in the week. And why parenting through this pandemic looks like nothing from the outside, but is anything but.