Mrs. Swati Deepak also spoke about creating a daily rhythm for the children, like start your day with household chores then move to playtime, screentime, etc. Then move to lunch, and some other activities and finally dinner and sleep. Because children needs consistency, it cannot be dependant on the parents’ mood.
I write this on April 3rd, 2020 which is the ninth day of the India lockdown.
‘Pops in a pod’ are here to share their stories as parents who are concerned about their kids in the time of COVID-19.
At some level the wives did question what have they got themselves into. Reality was far different from expectations. The relationship with the child, husband, family, and individually was going to change dramatically.
The wives take us through the various forms of paranoia, issues, concerns while they were pregnant and thoughts of having a healthy child would constantly come up in conversations. And they highlight the fact how a first pregnancy always accentuates these feelings and emotions that they encounter.