Even celeb parents are working from home during the coronavirus pandemic

(Image: Instagram/John Legend)
(Image: Instagram/John Legend)

From school, to work, to social life in general, is there any aspect of life the coronavirus pandemic hasn't impacted?

And judging from these celeb parents, clearly, we're all going to have to make proper adjustments to life during and after Covid-19. 

For most, this has meant doing what they normally do, with a slight twist while self distancing such as raising awareness and funds towards assisting communities facing additional hardships. 

Here's a look at how celeb parents are contributing towards making life a little sunnier during the pandemic. 

Rocking on 

Joining up with Global Citizen, the international movement that brought Beyoncé to South Africa in 2018, celebs like John Legend and Chris Martin are providing the world with free to view living room concerts called Together, At home

"Social distancing is important, but that doesn't mean it has to be boring. I did a little at-home performance to help lift your spirits," John wrote in an Instagram post. 

Here's John's home concert, you can even spot Chrissy Teigen and Luna in the video : 

The concert series is aimed at raising money towards the Solidarity Response Fund - a campaign by both Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO) meant to provide relief to countries overwhelmed by the coronavirus. 

You can find additional free concerts here: Together At Home

While unrelated to Together, At home, dad Keith Urban also took to social media to share his living room concert after being forced to cancel a few shows due to the coronavirus. Wife Nicole Kidman makes a cameo in the video as well. 

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Food for thought 

Doing their bit towards keeping the little ones both entertained and educated, celeb moms Amy Adams, Zoe Saldana and Jennifer Garner have lent their narrative talents to the storytelling initiative Save With Stories

The famous moms are just three of several celebs who have teamed up with NGOs Save the Children and No Kid Hungry in hopes of raising funds towards those children and families who "rely on school for food.' 

"Responding to the needs of kids during school closures, @savethechildren and @nokidhungry have a new fund @SAVEWITHSTORIES to support food banks, and mobile meal trucks, and community feeding programs with funds to do what they do best—and also—with educational toys, books, and worksheets to make sure brains are full, as well as bellies," Jennifer shared via Instagram. 

Check out Jennifer reading The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark by Ken Geist below: 

Find more narrated stories here: Save with Stories.

The show must go on

Proving just how hard working from home can be with two young children, Jimmy Fallon has been recording special home edition episodes of his The Tonight Show in a bid to raise funds towards various charities in the US. 

See Jimmy hilariously juggling hosting with jungle gym duties below (or on YouTube): 

The creative dad has even come up with his own handwashing song and shared this cute video of daughters, Frances and Winnie washing their hands to the song. 

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Compiled for Parent24 by Lesley-Anne Johannes. 

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