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coronavirus vaccination experience

The past 15 months have almost blurred and it sort of feels like it was almost a bad dream, though as I've said so many times, it's difficult to complain when we've been so fortunate to not have lost anybody during the pandemic and to have been able to mostly stay safe at home in our bubble. 

But even so, it wasn't at all easy to lockdown, to stay away from loved ones, to feel afraid to leave your house (especially in the early days of the pandemic), and also to homeschool young children, which is something we found incredibly hard to do day in day out, motivating the boys motivated to sit and learn at home whilst also juggling our own work was a huge challenge.  

But here we are, somewhat back to 'normal'. We still wear masks when we do the school run or go into town and we're not totally clear or restrictions yet, but we can some of our old life back and that feels amazing after a year of being told to stay at home. 
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