When people tell you what you should did instead of asking what you plan to do...
It's official: I am burnt out. I want to be done with college. I don't want to write any more essays. I just want to work and take care of my family. It took a decade, but it finally happened. Does this sound familiar? If so, I have a few pieces of advice that I … Continue reading Burnout: What to do when it happens
I'm going to go out on a limb and say that, if not every one, than most people have experienced the struggle of an inferiority complex. I know I did at one point, early on in my college education. At times, it rears its ugly head, but I've learned to overcome the complex and come … Continue reading Hurdles for Moms in College: Overcoming an Inferiority Complex
Name: Liz Wallace Tabak Age: 46 Number of Children: 2 Marital Status: Married College: Rose State College, Midwest City, Oklahoma. I am a dual psychology and women’s studies major. Dream Job/ Career Goals (Or current career if you are finished with college): Earn my doctorate in psychology and work as a clinical psychologist with a specific focus on women. As an … Continue reading Moms Like Us Spotlight: Liz
I've spent the first 4 weeks of this semester sick as a dog. S-I-C-K but not the normal kind of sick. Instead, over Christmas I discovered that my life would be changing once again by a fourth child and final addition to my family! Yes, I am pregnant! However, even before I found this out I was keenly … Continue reading Diary of a Mom in College: The Announcement I Never Thought I’d Be Making Again
"It is important for young women to take the opportunity to become educated, so they can stand on their own two feet as independent and strong women." Name: Jean M. Bowen Age: 24 Number of Children: 1 daughter, Bella Marital Status: Single, never married College: Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Dream Job/ Career Goals: … Continue reading Moms Like Us Spotlight: Jean Bowen
Life rarely turns out the way we expect, and the real gritty stuff usually happens at the worst times. Yet, there are people like our newest "Mom Like Us" who persevere through challenges and difficulties. Today's mom is a personal friend/colleague that I met through my work with Pearson Students. I know that her story … Continue reading Moms Like Us Spotlight: Arianna
Hi Dianna, I have been thinking about going back to college but with two kids I am worried it will be too much for me. Do you have any suggestions or advice on what classes to take to get my feet wet, and how many units to take my first semester? Thanks, Soon-to-be College Mommy … Continue reading Ask Dianna: Class Selection and Course Loads