Tag: covid

What New Zealand COVID quarantine is actually like – why managed isolation is better and worse than we expected

by Rebekah Campbell | August 27, 2020
I’m writing this behind a locked window and wire fence in Auckland’s M-Social Hotel. Ten days ago, my husband Rod and I, along with our two young children Eve and Bobby, made a strange, nerve-wracking flight across international borders during COVID 19.

What I’ve learnt working from home with children

by Rebekah Campbell | March 1, 2020
Rebekah Campbell: “This virus forced us to throw out the goals and focus on getting through each day.” Once I accepted that a lot of what I wanted to achieve this year isn’t going to happen, I started to relax. Like many families, we’ve spent the past eight weeks working from home. I have a […]

Why working from home is counter-productive

by Rebekah Campbell | July 4, 2019
Missing out on the trappings of a structured work environment can have a detrimental effect on mood, concentration and creativity.