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    Adara

    Hi there,
    are there any moms who are studying? Maybe we could exchange about how studying and caring for the baby works out. I am enrolled in the 2nd semester now. It seems to work out for me but I have a very supportive grandma who takes care of the little one as long as I am gone. Only learning for exams and preparing seminars is the big bottle neck.

    #471103

    ahnah

    Hi. Im taking up my master’s degree but I stopped when I got pregnant to my 2nd child. Hopefully I’ll finish it next semester. I already have 27 units on “Family Science”, 9 more plus 6 for thesis. Its hard taking care of the family while studying but its fun and rewarding.

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    grassmom4

    Yes I have 2 quarters left until I have my degree Applied Science, Married and raising a family it gets difficult but I just know the time to study and that is when it is bed time.

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    blackrose8503

    i’m in college to get my history major so i can move up from elementary education to high school. then i’ll be certified everywhere which will make it easier to find a job when we move.

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    Adara

    Wow, you ladies got pretty far. I hope I will be there some day, too. I’m 2nd semester pretty soon and 7 more to come (at least)
    Yes, study time is at night with me, too. ;D or at least after anyone is sleeping. Sometimes going to uni is like being free again. Gives me time for myself and I appreciate it even if I am using it on my studies.

    #472712

    sweetpea137

    I was working on getting an Associates degree in Nursing to become a Registered Nurse, but I have put it on hold as I really don’t have the time right now to go to school.

    Basically, I studied at night when I got home from school or I would stay at school to study, do homework, ect. I would take my homework to work and do it on break. I have 3 kids, pg with our fourth and yes, its hard to do it, but it is and will be so worth it to finish. Good luck, it can and will be done.

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    tracka

    Nursing Student here!!!!! Will hopefully in four and a half years be a registered nurse……Am going to uni part-time this year as childcare is so difficult to get…but never mind i’ll get there anyway…….
    Good luck with your studies ladies…i hope you find them enjoyable and furfilling :)

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    matthewsmom1

    Well I am going to school 3/4 I am taking 9 credits this term and in semmer I am signed up for 7 credits. I am not sure about the fall anymore since I will be delivering around exam time…I probably will attend and just make arrangements. But I will only go half time for about 6-7 credits. The in the spring go back full time. I am applying to the nursing program after the summer and I can’t wait to get the show on the road..but the wait is 2YEARS!!! So I might end up doing something else. Oh well. I enjoy going to school and being a mom it is very rewarding. I study during nap time and night time.. I have a very supportive DF and step-dad that help watching matthew when they can. So it helps a LOT!!

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    tracka

    Once yo get into the hang of things you find it quite easy….i’ sneak in and play the games while i’m meant to be doing online assessments and stuff :D like now :D :D

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    Pantherschik

    Yup. 4 year old and work full time and study. YAY for me. Okay so I am not going to uni or college to study, more study via correspondence. :) I am studying automotive mechanics.
    Been a bit slack over my holidays though. :( need to get back into it. ;)

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    phunkypunky

    I’m really considering going back for my doctorite. I have a journalism degree, a writing degree, and a socialism degree (two BS’s and a BA) and I have a Masters of Communications and a Masters of Socilism, I think I want my doctorite in Socilism. My boyfriend has his in music history, I don’t really have a reason behind wanting it, I just want it to have it!

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    chatterboxmommy

    I work a full-time job in a dentist office as a secretary(my job- and I am satisfied with it for now. I find it to be a nice job) when I’m not on maternity leave :D . I graduated from WSU in ’04.

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    theaterbug

    If all my classes go well in the fall, I should be getting my BA in Mass Media Communication and in Media Art (dual major) in December! I’m very excited.

    #530813

    MissyChrissy

    I have 3 daughters (13, 11, and 7), am pregnant with my 4th child, work part time as a medical receptionist, and am a full time student :) Of course, right now I’m on summer recess, but I’m enrolled full time at the same time that Conner is due to be born. I plan on taking 1-2 weeks off & jumping right back in.

    It’s tough. but manageable. Look at how many of us are doing it! Good luck to all!

    Chrissy

    #906151

    Lydata

    I am a college mommy. I hav ebeen going to college for 7 years now. In 2003, I found my calling…. broadcasting. I also meet my hubby that year too. Then we got married in Spring 2004. I took the Fall 2005 semester off when I was about to have my baby. Now I am only taking 2 classes a semester because I want to be home with baby. We hope to graduate in May 2008.

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