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How to get your children ready for uni

How to get your children ready for uni

As a parent, you learn to look out for your kids over the years and it is important that they are ready for any situation that life throws at them. Going off to university can be quite an overwhelming experience for a lot of people and if your child is planning to do this in the near future, then you should do all that you can to help them prepare. I remember the moment my Mum and Grandma left me at uni, I was a mixture of excitement, nerves and sadness. In this article, we are going to give you some tips on how you can get your child ready to leave for university. Make sure to keep reading if you’d like to find out more.VIEW the POST

How your masters in counselling degree can help make you a better parent

How your masters in counselling degree can help make you a better parent

Being a parent is arguably one of the toughest jobs there is. There is no training you take ahead of time, no test or certification that lets you know you’re ready to take on the role; you just jump right in and hope for the best. At the same time,there are some careers that can indeed translate at home and help you to become a better and more effective parent. A counselling degree will surely help with that.VIEW the POST

How parents can get the most from going back to school

As a parent, your top priority is providing for your family and making sure that you are all comfortable. For many parents around the world, this often means going to college in order to earn a degree or similar qualification so that you can maximize your earning potential and open up better opportunities for future employment. But, studying for a degree when you have little ones around isn’t always easy, which is why we’ve put together some top tips for parents who are hoping to embark on a new academic journey.

So what have I been doing all week? 

So what have I been doing all week? 

I spent the majority of last weekend, studying: reading and reading a big book called "Managing successful projects with PRINCE2". After my 10 hours of pre-course reading I then had a crash course to complete on the book and that also included two exams. It has been tough! 9am to 5pm, then 3 hours of homework each night. I have missed my family immensely this week, but this was something that I had to do for the learner in me. Just because I am a Mum and I have 2 beautiful children, doesn't mean I have given up on any career dreams and pushing myself intellectually. VIEW the POST