Every once in a while I come across a blog post that inspires and encourages me, so naturally when I read "I May Be a Mother, But I'm Still Me" by Lisa at MomsMagazine.com I had to share. Why? Because half my purpose is to remind moms that while being a mom is such a … Continue reading I May Be A Mother, But I’m Still Me (Blog Repost)
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Friends with Max: Bridging the Gap Between Traditional and Nontraditional Students
Max and I started off as colleagues on the Pearson Student Advisory Board. To be honest, I didn't really take the time to get to know him personally in the beginning because I was incredibly intimidated not only by him but by all my co-board members. After all, I was the only one in my … Continue reading Friends with Max: Bridging the Gap Between Traditional and Nontraditional Students
A Week in the Life of a Mom in College: Day 5 — No School!
So, today is my "no school" day! What do I mean? Well, I mean unless it is absolutely necessary I do NOT do homework of any kind. If it is necessary then I make an effort to only do school work while the two older kids are at school. Instead of homework I spend time … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Mom in College: Day 5 — No School!
A Week in the Life of a Mom in College: Day 2
Tuesday is my long day! 6:00AM -- Wake up, shower and get dressed 6:30AM -- Attempt to wake up David Jr. 6:45AM -- Finally get David Jr. to get up and get ready. 7:00AM -- Feed David Jr. and eat breakfast. 7:20AM -- Gather our belongings, double check that I have everything for the day. … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Mom in College: Day 2
A Week in the Life of a Mom in College: Day 1
A good friend of mine told me she thought it would be cool to do a "Day in the Life" type of post for moms in college. So I have decided to amp it up and make it an entire week! I will start with my first day of the school week and make my … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Mom in College: Day 1
No one likes to fail. This is not rocket science at all, I know. But it's true. However, even though we don't like to fail, the act of failing is something we all must experience at one point or another...or many points, to be honest! As an overachiever myself, I know the feeling of dread … Continue reading Embracing Failure
“I am Good Enough”: The Transferring Mom
As a mother, it feels comfortable to attend community college. Not to say that classes are easy, actually I think they may be more challenging. But rather, community college has a much larger demographic of people "like us." You know: moms, dads, older students, underrepresented minorities, etc. I think, though that we become comfortable and … Continue reading “I am Good Enough”: The Transferring Mom
Diary of a Transferring Mom: Insomnia Edition
It has come to that point in the semester. Yes, many of you know what I mean but I will elaborate. I can't sleep. After 12 weeks of school and a mere 4 weeks left, I am so exhausted that sleep evades me. I have dealt with this same issue usually around the same time … Continue reading Diary of a Transferring Mom: Insomnia Edition
Ask Dianna: Online Classes – Yea or Nay?
Dear Dianna, I have never taken an online class and was wondering if you have taken one and what you think about them? As a mom, do you recommend taking classes online? Sincerely, Curious Mom Hello Curious Mom! Online classes are becoming more and more popular in our technologically advanced world and I have taken … Continue reading Ask Dianna: Online Classes – Yea or Nay?