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Covid-19

Our homeschooling adventure begins

New Year’s Eve was just 83 days ago. If you’d told me then that by the Easter break I’d be homeschooling my kids, I’d have laughed at you as it’s an approach that has never appealed.

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Coronavirus school closures: an opportunity for parents?

The news that UK schools were to close as a result of coronavirus initially made me despair. The implications of a long school closure have the potential to be very serious. Although the news was inevitable, I felt sad, worried and a sense of melancholy. After a few hours, I began to think differently about

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Covid-19: An opportunity to change working culture?

In the wake of the covid-19 outbreak, I ordered my eldest daughter a laptop at the weekend. As I was placing the order, the salesman made a fascinating comment. “You’ve bought at the right time. Stocks are getting low. We’re getting loads of managers buying laptops for their staff.”

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Coronavirus: The problem with panic buying

It was about 9am. I’d just dropped the kids off at school and I was stood in a local pharmacy waiting to pay for some goods. As I waited, I noticed several empty shelves. I took a closer look and realised all of the generic branded children’s pain relief and generic brand paracetamol tablets had

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