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How Can a Working Parent Find Time for School?

January 25, 2008 By: Category: Family balance, Family balance 1 Comment →

If you have children, especially small children, you probably find it hard to find time to go to a movie or get your hair cut, never mind studying or writing papers. So how do working parents manage it?

If you’re balancing school, work and family, you need to move beyond getting organized—you need to maximize your productivity. This is the new watchword for the 21st century, as we try to get more and more done with less and less time. The productivity approach is perfect for the student parent. (more…)

3 Reasons for Stay-at-Home Parents to Go Back to School

January 25, 2008 By: Category: Family balance, Family balance 1 Comment →

Being a stay-at-home mom (or dad) is one of the most rewarding jobs there is. Many parents report that it’s one of the most rewarding times of their lives.

They’ll also tell you that it’s incredibly isolating and exhausting. It also takes a serious bite out of your lifetime earnings even after you go back to work, by taking you out of the latest innovations. (more…)

Impossible to Go to College if You Have Kids?

January 16, 2008 By: Category: Family balance, Family balance 3 Comments →

Three reasons why it may be easier than you think:

If you have children, the idea of going back to college might seem too overwhelming to think about. How can you find the time, resources and money to fit school in with all of your other obligations?

It’s certainly not easy, but you may be surprised at the number of resources out there to help you do just that. (more…)