Working from home is here to stay. Here's what that means for parents

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Working from home is here to stay. Here's how to manage with kids at home.
Working from home is here to stay. Here's how to manage with kids at home.

As the news of the Covid-19 lockdown broke, I packed my desk with trepidation.

Working from home is the dream, I thought. But also, how was I going to work full-time and manage the household chores and my two young children without the help of school and a childminder? With social distancing in place, even my reliable in-laws where off-limits for support.

I wasn't the only one struggling with this as around the globe lockdowns forced families into new and challenging ways of working, schooling and getting by.

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