With Love & Light

Social distancing, self isolation, genuine hard core quarantining, it all requires some structure so you don’t lose your minds, bodies or spirits. Also, we want to keep our children healthy and happy. Here at home we have the following schedules for during the week, which my step son has smartly labelled:

The Corona Days


07:30 – 09:00 : wake up, general hygiene, get dressed, clean room, do chores, make and eat breakfast
09:00 – 10:00 : outdoor time, take Kubo for walk
10:00 – 12:30 : quiet time – no screens, no noise, do something productive/work on project
12:30 – 13:30 : make and eat lunch
13:30 – 16:00 : quiet time, with screens (no You Tube, no noise, no tv, no games)
16:00 – 17:00 : sports/exercise/Kubo – move your body
17:00 – 22:00 : free time, family time, dinner
21:30 – 22:30 : relax, quiet, hygiene, bed time

“Quiet Time” we explained to the kids is for us to be working and for them to be focusing on something they want to work on. We are not being very strict on them having a concrete goal or project but if the schools stay close into the second term it will be easier for them to use these quiet time periods for actual school work. It’s going to be a lot harder to shift from endless screen time to having the discipline to study at home.

Kubo is our dog, we have a very small garden and a young, active 6 month old puppy. He needs to be walked at least once a day. Fortunately this is an outdoor activity and we find most people are physically keeping away from each other in these open, public places.

We make things a bit easier on Friday, after mosque I am taking it a little easier and spending more time with people – even if this means via facetime/whatsapp calls, group chats and social media.


08:30 – 09:30 : wake up, general hygiene, get dressed, clean room, do chores, make and eat breakfast
09:30 – 12:00 : quiet time – no screens, no noise, do something productive/work on project
12:00 – 13:30 : make lunch, jumuah, and eat lunch
13:30 – 16:00 : free time
16:00 – 17:00 : sports/exercise/Kubo – move your body
17:00 – 20:30 : free time, family time, dinner
20:30 : movie night


No one can be productive all the time, weekends are still weekends. Even though we are hanging out a lot more at home, we are leaving the day open to the idea of possibility.

Here are some other activities:

A puzzle: Even if they think they are too cool for puzzles, if there is an unfinished puzzle taking up space in a public space, eventually the children will start to do it. Even if it’s out of pure boredom.

Boardgames and innovations; if the kids are getting tired of the same boardgames, why not try mix it up and make your own game. Use pieces from one game, cards from another and the board of another, set a target for winning and then make some rules. Making the game up will take up some time and it will need to be refined through play and trial and error. It’s a great exercise on iteration 🙂

Garden project; growing something can be incredibly satisfying for a young person. Depending on your own space, this might be growing seeds in a ice-cream tub, a planter or in your garden outside. This one might require a little research and getting the right seeds, maybe grow a pepper or a flower of some sort.

Other resources:

Check out Austin Kleon Zines: https://austinkleon.com/tag/zines/

Audible has made lots of kids books free: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen


Let’s not under estimate the stress this is putting on children and ourselves. It is important to constantly check in with those you love and remember that children can’t always articulate their feelings of anxiety. Watch them and act accordingly. Maybe don’t over stress the situation, maybe talk about the virus and its impacts when they are out of ear shot and certainly do not add to the stress by giving them extra things to worry about. Facilitate their relationships with family and friends, give them your phone for calls. I always try to be honest but we also don’t want to add to the stress.

I will keep updating this post if we get more ideas and the situation changes, in the meantime – stay sanitising!


Shireen Galant · March 23, 2020 at 12:42 pm

Excellent to have a structured program . I was just telling your dad we must work out a program.If complete lockdown exercise gonna be very difficult for us. Lol maybe we will just run around from back to front garden for 30min
And I must get dressed in mrng still in pjs not cool
Love u lots

דירות דיסקרטיות בראשון לציון - israel night club · August 18, 2022 at 4:45 am

Excellent article. I certainly love this website. Keep writing!

Express Entry in Canada · October 17, 2022 at 2:27 pm

Get looking for Immigrate to Canada with Express Entry? So we will help Canadian immigration option for skilled workers and foreign worker. Canada aims to welcome about 120,000 Express Entry candidates each year.

urla nakliyat · December 21, 2022 at 4:54 pm

As I website owner I believe the content material here is really good appreciate it for your efforts. https://merkitevdeneve.com/

Lloydriz · March 5, 2023 at 12:10 pm


Lloydneump · March 10, 2023 at 4:34 pm


Johnnysuela · March 11, 2023 at 4:29 pm


TylerDriny · March 11, 2023 at 5:50 pm


CharlieMus · March 11, 2023 at 7:33 pm


Clauderer · March 11, 2023 at 8:48 pm


JamesSuese · March 12, 2023 at 6:14 pm


AndrewPem · March 12, 2023 at 7:02 pm


Donaldcon · March 13, 2023 at 2:36 am


JustinMug · March 13, 2023 at 4:35 am


JamesGew · March 13, 2023 at 5:31 pm


Nathanbow · March 13, 2023 at 6:40 pm


Abrahamsat · March 14, 2023 at 5:10 am


Samuelsed · March 14, 2023 at 5:23 am


RonaldTox · March 14, 2023 at 6:26 pm


Antoniocoere · March 15, 2023 at 2:55 am


LesleyBlice · March 15, 2023 at 5:49 am


LesterTeany · March 15, 2023 at 5:55 am


Richardrog · March 15, 2023 at 8:38 am

Virtual Stripper is a first-rate show app payment your desktop and sensitive phone and a community website that features a hefty troop of fair, outrageous dignity HD and VR correct value virtual strippers who current in the porn earnestness and fall ill naked on your computer desktop, and so permissible portable app. virtualstrippers
Create your own uncover club from the luxury of your relaxed, all you difficulty to ledger and enjoy. The community of accepted strippers can make your day first-rate and enjoyable

Richardcap · March 15, 2023 at 5:13 pm


Scottscuck · March 15, 2023 at 6:04 pm


Jimmydow · March 16, 2023 at 1:55 am


JoshuaRem · March 16, 2023 at 4:36 am


StevenKar · March 16, 2023 at 5:12 am

Effective Girls – Dainty stripper Maid , lone bird, HD Explicit Bird Wallpaper in search Phone, android, pc. Looking championing new wallpaper with piercing resolution of gorgeous evident girls? Here are the win out over loose HD wallpaper sites for declaration a lively desktop background. Effective stripper in stoned supremacy and in 4K

SteveDup · March 16, 2023 at 1:22 pm


Jamestot · March 16, 2023 at 2:19 pm


JamesClush · March 16, 2023 at 6:11 pm


RobertVen · March 17, 2023 at 3:54 am

It is possibly man of the most commonly adapted to essential girlfriend apps quest of Android and iOS users. My Virtual Girlfriend LAID-BACK

Edwintheme · March 17, 2023 at 4:07 am


WilburnUnase · March 18, 2023 at 8:33 am


RobertTap · March 18, 2023 at 10:49 am

The study of sites on the internet can be carried out automatically tokyo365web.com, the information is available to each user.

EugeneAlect · March 18, 2023 at 12:16 pm


JohnnieHah · March 18, 2023 at 8:07 pm


FelixBof · March 19, 2023 at 4:29 am

Seller rating 365newss.net and the impact of comments on him.

JasonQuets · March 19, 2023 at 7:49 am


Benniehem · March 19, 2023 at 9:33 am

Access to these services is available on the official repairdesign24.com that provide services for placing portals on the internet.

TerryUnals · March 19, 2023 at 11:06 am


HectorPluse · March 19, 2023 at 12:43 pm

If we are talking about companies dominicandesign.net, the rating will be calculated after the third comment from users.

BrianHounk · March 19, 2023 at 5:43 pm


Robertguith · March 20, 2023 at 2:51 am

Of course, a high rating will birminghamnews24.com contribute to the effective development of your business.

RichardNeoLa · March 20, 2023 at 4:59 pm

The store offers a wide range of products belfastinvest.net in different categories.

Stanleyboods · March 20, 2023 at 7:21 pm


Justinitere · March 21, 2023 at 1:41 am


BrandonHot · March 21, 2023 at 3:49 am


Robertnow · March 21, 2023 at 4:08 am

Sellers who are engaged in the development of private business texasnews365.com receive a rating after the first written review.

DonaldDaw · March 21, 2023 at 8:12 am

Hot virtual naked stripper girls dance right on your desktop

VirtualHD stripper

racing tv live stream · March 21, 2023 at 6:12 pm

Great website. Lots of useful information here. I look forward to the continuation. hipodromo camarero en vivo resultados hoy

Richardneund · March 21, 2023 at 6:47 pm


Davidned · March 21, 2023 at 7:40 pm


JoshuaKah · March 22, 2023 at 4:25 am

In other categories, people repaircanada.net will not be able to leave their feedback when it comes to a professional seller. It is important to remember these moments so as not to encounter difficulties in the future.

TimothyElazy · March 22, 2023 at 4:33 am


AndresPrurb · March 22, 2023 at 10:29 am

How to train puppy Stop Dogs Reactive Behavior On Leash Look on Youtube

Jesusnam · March 22, 2023 at 12:17 pm

A large number of buyers financenewsasia.com will turn to your offers, people will be more willing to order goods and services.

izmir evden eve nakliyat · March 22, 2023 at 12:52 pm

Definitely, what a great blog and instructive posts, I definitely will bookmark your site.All the Best! profesyonel ev taşıma

JeffreyTer · March 22, 2023 at 1:52 pm


AnthonyWal · March 22, 2023 at 3:58 pm


VictorSoymn · March 22, 2023 at 4:13 pm

By checking information using the service using the whois protocol, the user will immediately poiskmonet.com determine the registrar and site administrator when this domain was registered on the hosting.

Jamesprock · March 22, 2023 at 7:54 pm


Donaldvieda · March 22, 2023 at 8:55 pm

When purchasing crystal tree toys, it is supesolar.com necessary to consider several points.

DavidJoisy · March 23, 2023 at 4:08 am


TerryVap · March 23, 2023 at 4:36 am

The solver is quite stroihome.net capable of replacing a tutor for a child.

JamesSebra · March 23, 2023 at 5:20 pm


Kellyuribe · March 23, 2023 at 7:49 pm

How to train dog Youtube Watch a good video

Charlesmuh · March 24, 2023 at 2:22 am

Crystal toys, made in the form of various biznesnewss.com figurines and characters, are a special delicacy.

Thomashew · March 24, 2023 at 2:53 am


RobertTem · March 24, 2023 at 6:56 am


StevenNib · March 24, 2023 at 7:07 am

Availability of a certificate for each toy, which krepezh.net confirms its quality and safety.

JaredVox · March 24, 2023 at 12:36 pm


JamesTrign · March 24, 2023 at 1:44 pm


Ronnieatori · March 24, 2023 at 5:38 pm


Williamdit · March 24, 2023 at 9:04 pm

Should be guided by the alanews24.com stylistic direction of the product, the theme of the decoration of the room and the tree itself.

Richardnen · March 25, 2023 at 2:27 am

If you choose to work through an individual account radioshem.net, without choosing a rate or setting an option, then users will be able to leave reviews for any of your ads.

JamesZenuE · March 25, 2023 at 5:23 am

When placing any Internet resource with a provider repairtoday7.com, you must specify the personal data of the owner or registration information about the company.

TerryOxifs · March 25, 2023 at 5:43 am


Richardfidge · March 25, 2023 at 12:05 pm

They accompany them with a score tatraindia.com, which will then be used to calculate the ranking.

Louiswer · March 25, 2023 at 1:57 pm

If we talk about the real estate section newsprofit.info, then reviews can be left in small regions in the short-term rental subcategory.

Brandonlog · March 25, 2023 at 4:43 pm


HenrySix · March 26, 2023 at 2:22 am


EdwardNox · March 26, 2023 at 3:39 am

Remember that the rating everbestnews.com will not be affected by the comments that the client left without accompanying it with asterisks.

Alfredwaity · March 26, 2023 at 7:59 am

The original purpose of the solution naoni.info book is to help the student with homework.

LarryBrora · March 26, 2023 at 11:48 am

A low rating, on the contrary teplica-parnik.net, repels customers, so try to offer only a high level of quality of service.

RonaldSmoca · March 26, 2023 at 1:53 pm


Kennethsob · March 26, 2023 at 6:23 pm


CarlosSed · March 26, 2023 at 8:26 pm

Designers recommend sticking to a single stagramer.com color scheme that will allow you to achieve more style and harmony.

AaronlAf · March 26, 2023 at 8:44 pm

Useful tips for choosing Christmas decorations aparthome.org, where to buy them.

настенные газовые котлы · February 10, 2022 at 3:43 am

legitimate canadian mail order pharmacies https://otoplenie-castnogo-doma.webnode.com.ua/l/kotel-dlya-otopleniya-chastnogo-doma/

Excellent forum posts. Thanks.

canadian pharmacy king · March 31, 2022 at 11:55 am

most reliable canadian pharmacies https://swerbus.webgarden.com/

Superb data. Many thanks.

online canadian pharmacies · April 5, 2022 at 10:09 am

canadianpharmacy https://gwertvb.mystrikingly.com/

You actually revealed this adequately!

canadian-pharmacies0.yolasite.com · April 9, 2022 at 4:13 pm

tadalafil 20 mg https://canadian-pharmacies0.yolasite.com/

You actually explained that terrifically.

pharmacy-online.yolasite.com · April 10, 2022 at 9:29 am

cialis lowest price https://pharmacy-online.yolasite.com/

You said it very well.!

kevasw.webgarden.com · April 11, 2022 at 10:59 am

cialis tablets https://kevasw.webgarden.com/

Reliable forum posts. Thanks.

62553dced4718.site123.me · April 12, 2022 at 12:03 pm

cialis 20mg https://62553dced4718.site123.me/

Superb stuff. With thanks.

sandbox.autoatlantic.comcommunityprofilekawxvb · June 28, 2022 at 11:50 pm

Cialis tadalafil http://sandbox.autoatlantic.com/community/profile/kawxvb/

Amazing tons of terrific advice!

canada pharmacies online prescriptions · July 4, 2022 at 1:22 pm

canadian pharmacycanadian pharmacy https://my.desktopnexus.com/Pharmaceuticals/journal/canadian-pharmaceuticals-for-usa-sales-38346/

Thanks. An abundance of tips.

www.formlets.comformstH7aROl1ugDpCHqB · July 4, 2022 at 8:29 pm

cialis https://www.formlets.com/forms/tH7aROl1ugDpCHqB/

Truly a lot of helpful data!

drugstore online · July 5, 2022 at 11:00 am

pharmacy https://www.divephotoguide.com/user/pharmaceuticals/

Really many of valuable facts!

online pharmacies · July 5, 2022 at 7:57 pm

canadian pharmacies without an rx https://www.formlets.com/forms/v7CoE3An9poMtRwF/

Thanks a lot, Ample advice.

buy cialis online without a prescription · July 6, 2022 at 7:48 am

cialis 20 mg best price http://cialis.iwopop.com/

Valuable info. Many thanks!

agrtyh.micro.blog · July 13, 2022 at 3:19 pm

cialis without a doctor’s prescription https://agrtyh.micro.blog/

Wow a good deal of beneficial tips.

cialis from canada · July 14, 2022 at 10:28 am

buy viagra usa https://www.artstation.com/etnyqs6/profile

Thanks a lot. Ample info.

https://kaswes.proweb.cz/ · July 18, 2022 at 12:26 pm

cialis 20mg prix en pharmacie https://kaswes.proweb.cz/

Wow tons of superb data.

https://kvqtig.zombeek.cz/ · July 18, 2022 at 9:49 pm

cialis purchase online without prescription https://kvqtig.zombeek.cz/

You actually expressed this exceptionally well.

http://kwerks.iwopop.com/ · July 19, 2022 at 4:20 pm

cialis tablets australia http://kwerks.iwopop.com/

You made your position very clearly!!

drugstore online · July 23, 2022 at 10:34 pm

canadian online pharmacy https://canadian-government-approved-pharmacies.webflow.io/

Thanks. Useful information.

https://linktr.ee/canadianpharmacy · July 31, 2022 at 9:52 pm

cialis https://linktr.ee/canadianpharmacy

Nicely put. Many thanks.

tadalafil20mg.webflow.io · August 11, 2022 at 3:33 pm

cialis generic https://tadalafil20mg.webflow.io/

Cheers, Terrific information!

buy generic viagra pills · August 18, 2022 at 5:47 am

Viagra coupon https://buyviagraonline.proweb.cz/

Nicely put. Regards!

canadian pharmacies shipping to usa · August 26, 2022 at 8:12 pm

Northwest Pharmacy https://canadianpharmaceuticalsonline.home.blog/

Great posts. Kudos.

no 1 canadian pharcharmy online · September 5, 2022 at 6:34 am

canadian pharmacies that are legit https://500px.com/p/listofcanadianpharmaceuticalsonline

Amazing many of helpful material.

challonge.comencanadianpharmaciesshippingtousa · September 5, 2022 at 5:19 pm

cialis online https://challonge.com/en/canadianpharmaciesshippingtousa

You said it very well.!

Canadian Pharmacy USA · September 6, 2022 at 5:27 am

canadian pharmacies online https://challonge.com/en/canadianpharmaceuticalsonlinetousa

You said it nicely.!

canadian pharmacy · September 12, 2022 at 6:30 pm

canadian pharmacy online https://ktqt.ftu.edu.vn/en/question list/canadian-pharmaceuticals-for-usa-sales/

Wonderful knowledge. Thanks a lot.

https://web904.com/buy-ivermectin-online-fitndance/ · September 18, 2022 at 10:32 am

Buy generic viagra https://web904.com/buy-ivermectin-online-fitndance/

Reliable tips. Many thanks.

https://reallygoodemails.com/canadianpharmaceuticalsonlineusa · September 24, 2022 at 5:44 am

Viagra online https://reallygoodemails.com/canadianpharmaceuticalsonlineusa

Thank you. An abundance of tips!

www.provenexpert.comcanadian-pharmaceuticals-online-usa · September 24, 2022 at 9:24 am

How does viagra work https://www.provenexpert.com/canadian-pharmaceuticals-online-usa/

Regards. Loads of forum posts!

https://sanangelolive.com/members/pharmaceuticals · September 24, 2022 at 2:31 pm

Generic viagra https://sanangelolive.com/members/pharmaceuticals

Appreciate it! Ample forum posts!

canada viagra · September 26, 2022 at 1:25 pm

discount canadian pharmacies https://melaninterest.com/user/canadian-pharmaceuticals-online/?view=likes

You actually revealed this well!

Leave a Reply

Avatar placeholder

Your email address will not be published.