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I want to share with you some practical tips for working parents who have found themselves without childcare. With some of us back in lockdown, isolation or worried about governments reimposing restrictions / lockdowns, I have decided to share some tips to navigate the changing situation. I don’t want to make the same mistakes I did earlier in the pandemic that led to my burnout. Practical tips for working parents. It is important to have a strong work and home life integration during these periods of juggling work and childcare. Structuring the day in advance will remind the family that there is a time for learning, working and downtime, too. It’s important to take breaks when you need, including lunch / snack breaks and time for a walk to burn some energy. Creating a routine for children during COVID-19 can provide structure and predictability during times of uncertainty. Routines also promote a sense of safety and reassurance. A common question parents have is, how on earth can we make this work? One way to structure your family´s day is by creating a visual timetable, with different activities assigned both to the kids and to yourself. This way they know if you’re available without having

Lisa Forsythe

Teacher, mum and author of Simple Activities for Toddlers: A Practical Play-At-Home Handbook for Parents.