Pressure on Parents Rises as the Pandemic Drags On
By Hasanah Akhir
DURING COVID, PARENTS have been forced to assume full child-rearing duties, including playing the role of educator; these responsibilities used to be shared with childcare centres and schools. Many initially loved spending more time with their children, but as the pandemic wore on, they soon found themselves stretched thin, juggling work and childcare. Without a support system, it was only a matter of time before fatigue eventually set in. Raj* loves his time with his two toddlers. But now that...
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