I’m really not a fan of the phrase Freedom Day. It strongly suggests the pandemic is over and we can all go back to living the lives we did in 2019. As anyone with any sense knows, that isn’t really the case at all. For clinically vulnerable children, so-called Freedom Day, will mean something completely
The days of remote and home schooling my children during the COVID-19 pandemic seem like ages ago. Nonetheless, many of the memories I have of that time, a time I hope we never go back to, are fresh in my mind.
There are many issues I have with workplace culture and the way parents are perceived and treated. There’s one particular aspect that’s been bothering me for a little while and it’s the phrase ‘soft skills.’ When a mum or a dad takes time out of the workplace to care for and raise children, they’re often
I am teetering on the brink of taking up ornithology. This, my friends, is what social distancing / life in lockdown has done to me. I’m finding the greatest pleasure from the simplest things and if there’s one thing I’m really enjoying, it’s birdsong and the dawn chorus.