THE IDEA OF PERSONAL / UNSTRUCTURED TIME
In lockdown, in many ways, the day opened up for kids. After chores and school work, there was time left deliciously vacant. Many parents realised the value of allowing their kids to use this personal time to be by themselves, de-stress, doodle or journal or paint. There was less ‘What are you doing!’ ‘When are you going to do xyz’ and a greater sense of easing up.