What We’re Following Today April 29, 2020

Sometimes Managing School Assignments in Lockdown Causes Stress


This article in the Examiner by Gillian Flaccus and Jocelyn Gecker popped up on my feed. There are sentiments in here that I have heard mirrored by other parents. The abrupt transition to homeschooling is having an impact on children, parents and teachers alike. Some are having an easier time than others but the process and experiment it feels like we are in sometimes will get better, but it can’t replace the school environment.


What’s alarming in this is the fear among lower income families about how their children may fall behind without the structure of the school environment.


This piece is worth a read, at the very least just to understand the stress that some parents are feeling as they try to balance life in lockdown...


https://www.examiner.org/i-just-cant-do-this-harried-parents-forgo-home-school/


You Can Make A Difference um Lockdown


This is a wonderful article on how we can all make a difference while in lockdown and isolation. Our first reactions may have been to look out for self, but often what is best for our own sanity is to continue to reach out and do for others...


https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/helping_others_can_help_you_cope_with_lockdown


50 Inspirational Quotes


Here’s a list of 50 inspirational quotes in Good Housekeeping.


Examples:

Helen Keller

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.

Albert Einstein

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

Deep Roy

Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you're positive, good things happen.


https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/wellness/g2401/inspirational-quotes/




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