Even before the coronavirus pandemic, it could be argued that we are parenting in extraordinary times.
The rapid pace of technology, the so-called ‘intensification’ of parenting and the demands of juggling work and family life make this point in time a unique one in which to raise a family. Throw in a global pandemic and you have all kinds of demands on parents.
Eloise Rickman is a parenting educator who responded to the pandemic by writing a book, Extraordinary Parenting. Eloise explains why she thinks parenting is a radical act, and how we can all cope in uncertain times.