The hidden pain of parents in the pandemic

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated March 21 2022 - 2:19am, first published March 18 2022 - 6:30pm
Kate Hamilton with her son Edwin outside Chapman Primary School. Picture: James Croucher

Parents of schoolchildren are suffering a hidden pain as the pandemic lingers. They say they are missing out on a raft of essential interactions as rules banning meetings - and even the adults' presence on school grounds - continue.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."