I’m sure you’ve seen all the memes if you’ve spent any time on social media. They run the gamut from wine and pajama time to how to create a detailed schedule for your child’s “homeschool”.
First of all, what you’re experiencing with “homeschooling” during stay-at-home orders is nothing like what true homeschooling can be under normal circumstances. Right now there are no parks, museums, and other children to play with. This is all very difficult and heartbreaking for the kids and the parents.
We’re all stressed. Some of us still have jobs to go to which is stressful and for those who don’t have jobs right now, there is another level of stress there too. And to top it all off, there are suddenly millions of new children being homeschooled.
I share more about how to homeschool during a pandemic including amazing free resources to help parents support their child’s learning over on Mustard Seed Sentinel. Check it out and leave them some love.