Lockdown can mean that we become disconnected, with even those in our families at home. As we find ourselves in the third national lockdown during this pandemic, the challenges of having to follow restrictions on top of working and home schooling adds pressure on us all and this can be overwhelming. It is important to focus on our mental health and wellbeing to enable us to be resilient and having the coping mechanisms needed to take on the reality we face.
Yes, there is an emphasis on children’s wellbeing and mental health, but we cannot and must not forget our own. Please use the following link for ideas on how to manage being a parent during lockdown:
Follow the link below with activities for families to take part in:
Remember, stay connected to each other, take time, and just be still when you need to be. We are all in this together. If you feel overwhelmed or need some support, please do get in contact.
Take care of yourselves and each other, keep safe and stay well.
Mrs Dean-Roberts – Wellbeing Lead