A new study conducted by Daddilife.com—the leading online destination for modern-day dads—reveals that the covid pandemic has prompted an “unprecedented” parenting role-reversal, with eighty per cent of first-time fathers now planning to sacrifice their own careers to spend more time with their children.
“As a mum of three amazing children with autism, I understand the additional challenges faced by many families across the country raising disabled or seriously ill children."
Just under half of the 490 smokers polled say their children have now rumbled parents for their smoking or vaping habits and asked them to quit.
Many of us look forward to social distancing being relaxed. But for 52-year-old mum of two Jane Hatfield, the prospect is frightening. As someone undergoing cancer treatment, she is one of 1.5m Britons advised to avoid all social contact, even with her family. She talks about life under lockdown in Forest Hill.