You, Too, Can Raise a Family While Working and Going to Scho

You, Too, Can Raise a Family While Working and Going to Scho

You, Too, Can Raise a Family While Working and Going to School It is not easy when you get older and decide to go back to school, especially if you are a 36 year old mother of four. There have been many occasions when I have thought that I should have gone to school much earlier in my life. It would have been a lot easier on everyone, but no one has a crystal ball and you cannot see into the future. So here I am, in school full time, working full time and raising a family full time. The decision to go back to school was an agonizing one. You wonder what effect it will have on your family and your own life. The reality of going back to school to earn a degree to make a better life for you and your family is what you focus on. Add that to the faith you have and you can do anything you set your mind to. Trying to balance working full time, going to school full time and running a household full time is very demanding and challenging. You have to balance your time wisely. You have to spend a certain amount of time on homework, while trying to spend a certain amount of time with your family so they don’t feel neglected. You have to make advanced preparations for everything. You have to prepare for supper in advance. Putting your dinner in the oven or in a crock pot will help cut the amount of time you spend in the kitchen cooking. Asking your children for help with the household chores will cut your cleaning time. Depending on other people to help pick the kids up from school will help you as well. You can also depend on the older kids to help with the younger ones on their homework. You can even get your kids involved in your homework. You can practice your speeches on them, have them read your essay, and ask them to help you study for a test. Your life changes dramatically. You don’t have the free time you used to have to spend with your family or friends. You spend every waking spare m…


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