People's Children's wellbeing experiences
Dorothy T
12 May 2021
My son has Global developmental delays and low functioning autism, and his full-time career. So I'm not expected to look for work, which is Understandable, because life's hard enough...
Children's wellbeing
🗳 Benefits
🚧 Work
Georgie O
26 March 2021
Hi, I'm times the question. How am I children's mental health during covid and I think for any parent this is quite an emotional one to answer my as many people know and looking at my videos If you see them one of my children is going down a pathway and I've mentioned previously before that having the time off for learning at home hasn't been a positive just try extremely high...
Children's wellbeing
Lois N
26 March 2021
Hi, I got involved with covid realities via child poverty and Action Group. I'd already done some work with them around poverty and child poverty in particular...
Children's wellbeing
👥 Covid Realities
👦 Single parenting
Georgie O
23 January 2021
Hi, how's my baby? Parenting been affected by covid my daughter's off at school for two weeks and that wasn't great and the score is now marked as vulnerable...
🤹 Parenting
🕰 Lockdown, rules, and social distancing
🧒 Children
Children's wellbeing
David P
29 September 2020
Right. My experience with masks is I don't particularly like them but it's a means at the moment...
🕰 Lockdown, rules, and social distancing
🌦 Mental health
Children's wellbeing
🏫 School
Erik J
28 July 2021
Being part of this research project has helped me understand that there are a lot of families that are struggling with the same problems that I face with my daughter living on a low income...
Children's wellbeing
👥 Covid Realities
Enzo J
22 July 2021
Hello I received free school meals but I find myself having to make pack lunches for 3 out of the 5 days anyway as the selection for the meals is very limited and I have a child who doesn't eat a lot of the food cooked for the meals at school there's only 2 choices per day and most of the days my child will not eat the food at all so i buy pack lunches my child doesn't not always get enough time to eat at school so she comes back with half the pack lunch in her lunch box still and tells me they only gave her enough te to eat her sandwich wasting the food my child has also been called a gannet at school because she ate fast for her age which infuriated me and now she doesn't have time to eat her lunch coz she's eating slowly because she doesn't want to be insulted again I have called out the person who called her this and also complained to the school office she's not thw only child who doesn't get enough time speaking to other parents they say their child tells them the same thing I've asked asked school but nothing she's also had food taken away from her in the lunch hall when she wasn't finished and told to go play? I feel a bit more confident with pack lunches as I can see how much she has been allowed to eat before being told your done go play so school dinners aren't always the best plan in my eyes...
Children's wellbeing
🏫 School
🍞 Food / food banks
Meg T
21 July 2021
Today my Covid reality is that whilst in the midst of a heatwave, it is Day three of isolation for me and my 16 year old son. He has developed Covid 19 - his symptoms of a tickly cough started on Saturday afternoon...
😷 Covid-19
😷 Testing and vaccines
💛 Health + disability
🕰 Lockdown, rules, and social distancing
Children's wellbeing
Aurora T
19 July 2021
We are socially isolated. I will continue to wear a mask when in public indoor areas...
🕰 Lockdown, rules, and social distancing
Children's wellbeing
🍳 Getting by
Summer
Erik J
17 July 2021
It's the first weekend of my daughter's summer holiday, I am already wondering how I am going to be able to feed her properly and keep her entertained until she returns to school in September...
Children's wellbeing
🌦 Mental health
🏫 School
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