I would like you to think through your daily morning routine. Your morning routine will most likely consist of waking up, going to the toilet, brushing your teeth, showering, getting dressed, making breakfast, and commuting to work.
Just like adults, children are also susceptible to all forms of stressors such as studies and environment. That is why it is important to ensure the learning environment is conducive for a child. Getting the learning environment right for the child is extremely crucial. This enables the child to focus better, reduces stress and promotes better engagement during lesson time.
As we near the end of the extended Circuit Breaker, many of you might find that your bodies have changed in some ways. You might have experienced neck or backaches from working longer hours at home or perhaps the closure of gyms and sports facilities has affected our regular exercise routines, and the drastic lifestyle change now finds you a little heavier than before.
The Circuit Breaker is finally coming to a close, which means your little ones will soon be back at school! Although it’s a return that may take place over several phases, there’s no harm in getting them prepared and raring to go for the remaining school year.
Have you ever felt worried, nervous or uneasy?
As parents, it is essential to interact daily with your child. Aside from helping to build the relationship with your child, it also provides you with insights into the child’s feelings and any struggles the child might be dealing with. In a way, this provides the child with some sort of reassurance and that you will be there in times of trouble.
It has been more than a month since the Circuit Breaker started, and most of us are getting used to working or studying from home. Apart from work and academics, how have you been keeping yourself occupied? Although the end of Circuit Breaker is in sight, do read this article in the meantime to find out how you can remain productive and keep yourself entertained! Staying home doesn’t have to be boring!