How has your children’s mental health been impacted by the pandemic?: "My oldest child has felt the kind of isolation which the Pandemic can bring since last year. He has become more clingy and socially he has a hard time to let go. For instance, the few days he goes to his Nursery government funded hours, he comes out kicking and screaming because he does not want to leave. He understands some shops are shut and at one point, his favourite McDonald’s, but explaining a global pandemic is another cans of worms which he has not fully grasped to what it has got to do with restrictions. Between park visits, all we have to hold on to for now, are pictures of memories made when he was a toddler enjoying Zoo’s, funfairs and the sunny seaside..."

Angie K
Mar 18, 2021

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