Pretty much identical to our house, dude, from my work point of view. Holed up in my tiny study with my laptop, books and music: 6Music at the moment.
Although i'm expected to go into work on a rota in the coming weeks, depending on the decision regarding my key worker status (not front line work though).
But with a 4 year old (pre-schooler) and a 7 month old, Mrs Woffy has also structured little 'uns weekdays.
And around this I can do a bit of work and looking after Woffy baby.
Basic timetable Mini Woffy can understand.
Mix of fun activities: painting / playdough / garden time / board games / TV and educational stuff: practising writing letters and numbers (worksheets printed from online), reading practise. Usual story before bed every night.
By being timetabled - and her understanding it* - it's removed the 'getting-all-the-painting-stuff-out-and-then-her-wanting-to-do-something-else-5-minutes-later' situations. Just giving her some basic structure to her day that she can grasp.
We're incredibly lucky we've got - purely by chance - a large garden. So we've spent our Glastonbury Balance money and ordered a large swing, climbing, slide set. I'm just hoping it still gets delivered with the lockdown.
We're semi-rural in Andover, so we've got remote walks on our doorstep. Again, very, very grateful for that. We only moved here 'cos it was cheaper. Who'd'a thought being further from friends, work, family, people in general would be a benefit.
That said, Hampshire has one of the highest (known) infection rates in the UK. I cannot fathom why. Southampton and Portsmouth / ports?
The wife is half-Dutch and they're on lockdown until the start of June there - with fines for people breaching this (400E for individuals, 4000E for businesses), so we've based our expectations around that.
Strange times indeed, but self-expectation management is key.
Great thread Neil.
*Little 'in has asked about the virus so we've had to explain it to her in terms she can understand. There's some good advice online as to the best way to do this if anyone is unsure. Again, the Dutch 'thing' means my wife tends to be incredibly honest - at the right level - with our daughter, so she seems to understand that things not being normal is the new normal, as a best as a 4 year old can.