What are the main challenges parents face during the MCO?


Working from home isn't easy when you have to keep your kids occupied and entertained throughout the day. — 123rf.com

Before the pandemic forced office workers to work from home as far as possible, working from home was always seen as a privilege; an idyllic arrangement where one no longer had to deal with long-commutes to and from work or being stuck for hours in traffic jams. Home-cooked lunches? What’s not to love?

Companies that offered their staff the flexibility of working from home were lauded and lifted up as examples to be followed as they gave employees, particularly new parents and workers who have to care for elderly parents or people with disabilities, a wonderful option.

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