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  1. Working and Student Parents
    Hello everyone!, I'm a high school student from Freeman Catholic College in Australia studying the the multiple role expectations of working mothers and how it affects their wellbeing. I am writing to enquire if any members would be willing to participate in a survey. The requirement would be...
  2. Working and Student Parents
    I am parenting in the best way that I know how, that works for my family, which ends up being attachment parenting for the most part. However, I work full time. While I have found a bunch of like minded moms in my area, it seems like they are always making plans for play dates and such when I...
  3. Life With a Baby
    <p>So I have been unemployed since July 2012. My husband and I baught a house in October. I tried for unemploymet but no luck. Anyways I am due August 1st. and obviously no one will hire me. Ive been looking the entire time and again no luck. I want to go  back to work as soon as i can after...
  4. Life With a Baby
    <p>We're in Chicago, After baby I was a brand new person (I didn't trust a soul when it came to baby)...not sure how normal this is but in the past I had always been easy going and extremely nice and trusting of others. After she was born I was even skeptical of telling others her name.....just...
  5. Parenting
    <p>It's that time of year again! Take your Daughter/Child to work Day. Are you or your partner planning on participating? Does your employer support this day? Do anything extra special on that day for the children who come to work? </p> <p> </p> <p>I 'work' at home for the most part, so I guess...
  6. Toddler & Child
    By Megan Leary     For 16 months, I worked full time in my home office for two different employers. The position would have normally been an in-office job, but because of my inability to pump milk for the babe I was able to negotiate my situation. Working at home had its challenges. I...
  7. New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
    <div class="shazam wiki_markup" id="user_content_16973405"> <p>Hey all, I am desperately seeking suggestions for a summer camp (no sleep away) or a day care center (that won't rob $ me)  for my 4 year old daughter. I know I should have been looking sooner, summer is just around the corner!!</p>...
  8. Working and Student Parents
    <p>I have felt the draw to stay home with the kids since DS1 was born 4 years ago, but have not been able to do it. I was in grad school at the time, and my husband convinced me to finish first, then when I finished, he convinced me to give this research position a try, and now, here I am...
  9. Working and Student Parents
    <p>I'm due next Monday (April 23) & I have been thinking about going back to school on a part-time basis.  I only want to take 1 or 2 classes this fall & it will be classes that meet once or twice a week.  (More than likely they'll be just regular ol' English 111 & some kind of Math since I'm...
  10. Working and Student Parents
    <p>Hi everyone!</p> <p> </p> <p>I am new to the forum and conducting a survey about Infant Mortality in the United States as part of my thesis. Infant mortality is a very serious issue in the United States especially with the disparity that exists amongst different races. The link to my survey...
  11. Working and Student Parents
    <p>Although I've still got time (I'm only 6 weeks pregnant) I'm trying to make decisions about work and daycare. My main concern is my commute, which is 55-65 minutes each way by car. There are no carpool/transit options, and I can't move, as DH has to live where we do for his job. So I'm...
  12. Working and Student Parents
    <p>Hi! I am seeking feedback on self-employed mamas and how long they took off of work after having a baby... I am expecting in a month and just not sure! I keep going back and forth between 2-3 weeks, and a month...</p> <p> </p> <p>I work at home, but still! I did X post in WAHM forum.</p>...
  13. Working and Student Parents
    <p>I am a sahm but considering going back to school for speech pathology.  I think it seems like a great career.  But I am very intimidated by the idea of going back to school.  It took me seven years to get my BA because I had no financial help from my parents and I was working full time.  Now...
  14. Working and Student Parents
    <p>Hey - Ive been a long timd MDC member, but never posted to this board. So..let me give you some back story...or as much as is relevant.</p> <p> </p> <p>Currently, I live with my four children, my partner (DP) and my soon to be ex-husband (DH I guess). It works for us, we are all really good...
  15. Working and Student Parents
    <p>Hey all,</p> <p>I already posted something on allnurses.com, but I want to cover all my basis..</p> <p> </p> <p>I am doing a project for my last semester of nursing school about time management and prioritization.  I am looking for some anecdotal feedback about time management and...
  16. Working and Student Parents
    <p> </p> <p><span style="color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif;font-size:11px;line-height:14px;">I'm a first-time mama, and next week I’m planning to tell my students/parents that I’m pregnant. I’m trying to figure out how long after I give birth I...
  17. Working and Student Parents
    <p>  My husband was unemployed for about a year, despite having a degree and plenty of work experience. The work he found was basically very, very low paying. During this time, I built up a blog and became friends with some very successful bloggers and entrepreneurs ( all of whom were in...
  18. Working and Student Parents
    <p>I would appreciate hearing from people as to the benefits they pay or have paid a full time nanny. If you don't have a nanny, but want to add to the conversation I'd be interested in diverse opinions. I am really struggling with what <em><strong>we currently provide</strong></em> (pay...
  19. Working and Student Parents
    <p>I just graduated with my RN and am working nights at a children's hospital. I love the work but it's been difficult for us to transition to me working nights, sleeping days. I find it easier to stay up at least half the night on my nights off, since I need to be at my best for the patients...
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