Pursuing a College Degree Doesn’t Make You a “Bad mom” but if it Does, then Go on with Your Bad Self!

The basic definition of a mother is a woman who raises children, though that definition can be altered a few ways. Historically, mothers have been the main caregiver of children - they stay up all night, they clean up after the kids, feed them, change them, etc. One "quality" of a "good" mother is unwavering … Continue reading Pursuing a College Degree Doesn’t Make You a “Bad mom” but if it Does, then Go on with Your Bad Self!

“Thank you, Honey”: Remember to Show Appreciation to Those Who Support You

Before I begin, I will preface this by saying that I know how fortunate I am to have a spouse who supports my decision to pursue an education. Knowing the statistics, I am aware of the fact that over half of parenting students are single -- I applaud you for your hard work if you … Continue reading “Thank you, Honey”: Remember to Show Appreciation to Those Who Support You

3 Ways to Help Raise the College Success Rate for Moms in College

52% of mothers attending college end up dropping out and never returning. When I found this out I was disappointed. Not in moms, but in the college system. Why? Because I know that being successful is possible, even with several odds stacked up against me or any other mother who wants to pursue a college … Continue reading 3 Ways to Help Raise the College Success Rate for Moms in College