JJ Barnes (pictured left), 35, was recently trying to edit a very exact piece of sound onto the film when her three children - two daughters aged eight and four, and a stepson aged seven - burst into a rendition of Disney movie Frozen's Let It Go at their home in Stafford, Staffordshire. Pictured with actress Virginia Hey (centre) and Ms Barnes' partner Jonathan McKinney (right) … [Read more...] about The home-schoolers juggling work AND teaching: From A&E doctor with seven-year-old daughter to mother-of-two executive who’s taken to mushroom foraging… the parents doing the ultimate lockdown balancing act
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