As many parents kept their kids home from school today due to the increase in cases of COVID-19, there were a couple of colourful and cheery ‘home school’ timetables doing the rounds.
One particularly helpful daily schedule by US-based photographer Jessica McHale went viral after being shared over 10,000 times on Facebook.
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While the idea of segmenting your day in such an organised way seems appealing – I couldn’t help but wonder how many parents would be able to seriously maintain Jessica’s suggested level of structure when many of them will also be working.
Also, because they have real actual children, not compliant TV advert children.
Jessica’s daily schedule starts at 9am with a lovely morning walk in the fresh air, which sounds fantastic.
For most parents, getting out of the house to do anything involves…