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    Default Mum of 2, full time work and cert iv study - can I do it all???

    Hello, I am new to bub hub and am looking to touch base with any mums out there who are working full time and studying ?

    I originally planned to work part time and study human resources cert iv by distance education, however my employer isn't allowing me to go prt time at this point. So, I may need to rethink the studying idea.

    I need to know if all of the above and raising my 3yo and 9mnth old is possible? Can it be done?

    Kind regards

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    I've got 2 kids (+3 step sons) and I work full time. I personally couldn't fit in any study. If I had a housekeeper doing all the washing cleaning and cooking, then maybe I could! DP does his fair share of the house work, but even still there is no way I could fit in study.

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    My sister works full time, has 2 kids aged 6 and 8 (one autistic) and is studying full time by distance to be a paramedic. I think she's nuts but she's just finished her first semester with all high distinctions and one distinction.

    She's normally a very clean person but the house became messy. She finally called it and hired a cleaner to help her stay on top of it.

    So yes it can be done. Though with a baby it will be slightly harder, they can't be fobbed off with iPhones like older kids can.

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    If you believe you can, you will.

    I have a 26m DS, work part-time, study full time and on call as studying midwifery, have 3 home stay students so have to cook everyday, no lazy dinners. If you are passionate about it, you can do it. I do have a very supportive network of family to help with DS.

    What I have learnt so far is:
    1) let go of trying to do everything and accept help from anyone willing to help
    2) reduce expectations
    3) still have fun

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    Thank you ladies for some amazing words of encouragement. I appreciate you all taking the time to connect with me.

    Kind regards


 

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