Family Fun is usually what makes me look forward to weekends. Despite the restrictions on lock-down and the recent covid19 pandemic , a lot of parents are still busy and don’t have all the time for family fun activities during the week.
Schooling at home during lockdown has become part of the new normal. For some months now, most school children have been mandated by government to stay at home. This is as a result of the recent covid19 pandemic ravaging the whole world.
Most parents have found themselves in the dilemma of keeping their school children busy. This is not easy in anyway as no one planned for this. Adjusting to this new situtaion of children schooling at home is very important for both patents and their children’s wellbeing.
If you are a work from home parent, you will agree with me that it is pretty much difficult keeping the children calm while trying to achieve your work goals. Most of our kids are used to school settings, finding themselves schooling at home looks odd. How can we help these children enjoy schooling at home during lockdown?
There are 5 basic things every parent should do help their children enjoy schooling at home during the lockdown
Our family activity schedule for the year was already full, when you have a house filled with active people – what do you expect? With the kids suggesting a thousand and one vacation locations for the year. Everyone loves vacations….except you dont, I do. While I was thinking of a Read more…
Cecilia was trying to finish typing her report on the laptop and send it to her boss before her deadline expired. Beside her was Bobo, her two-year old son crying and demanding Cecilia’s Samsung phone to play with. The woman didn’t want ‘disturbance’, so she gave her phone to Bobo.
Minutes later, she heard a smashing noise; Bobo had hit the phone on the tiles. The screen shattered.
Steve was in the staff room when he was called by the headmistress. The English teacher for primary three class wasn’t in school because she was sick, so Steve was asked to teach the pupils English for that day.
It wasn’t a difficult task; Steve was a primary five English teacher, so he simply needed to see the lesson note to know what to teach. When he checked, the topic for the day was composition.
“Write a composition on the topic, My Family,” Steve instructed the pupils after he had finished teaching.
“You have twenty minutes,” He said and sat down watching the pupils.
Dr. Agbokoba had taken his only daughter, Chika, on sight-seeing to the House of Assembly complex in the state. It was a regular practice for him to take her out on such activity. Sometimes Mrs. Agbokoba joined them; sometimes she was too busy, just like on this occasion.
Chika had applied for admission in one of the biggest private senior secondary schools in the land, and according to the rule, the three best candidates would be given scholarships. Chika had passed all the stages of test; she was getting ready for the final stage in few days’ time.