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How to help your child adjust to being back at school

The end of lockdown in sight. It has been tough for parents, teachers, children, EVERYONE! Some children (and parents) will be thrilled that schools are fully reopening next week but others will be cautious and need extra reassurance. Getting ready Give them information about the school routine and structure of the day. Talk about the […]

5 reasons why this lockdown feels tougher than last time

Last March, I waltzed into lockdown like it would be our saviour and covid would soon be forgotten. Now almost a year on, we have been home for 2 months and have a roadmap back to some semblance of normality but with the admission that lives will be sacrificed. This lockdown in 2021 has felt […]

Wear a mask, keep your distance and stop whinging

There are over 100,000 dead in the UK. Each one a life, loved, valued, mourned. I am getting so wound up by the covidiots who refuse to wear a mask or who flout the rules on social distancing. There are genuine reasons why a mask is not appropriate but an infringement of human rights is […]

Testing, testing! The fun of asymptomatic tests

I am not a squeamish person. Being a former dental nurse, having given birth three times, having had plenty of jabs and blood tests for my allergies, I am kind of weird and love medical experiences. However, the nerves before taking my first asymptomatic covid test were surprising for me! I wasn’t looking forward to […]

#Project365 2021 week 5

Day 31: the government have now introduced voluntary asymptomatic covid testing into schools. So twice a week I need to attack my nose and throat, yay! Negative results, phew… Day 32: supposed to be relaxing with a book at the end of the day but Spiderman joined us for some madness instead! Day 33: energy […]