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Has anyone managed to do a distance learning Masters with a new baby?

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AnotherStitchInTime Sat 13-Jul-13 07:02:43

Had planned to start an MSc this year part-time.

Just found out I am expecting number 3.

My other two children are 4 and 16 months and my eldest starts school in September.

The course can be done distance learning. Am I mad to consider still doing it?

creamteas Sat 13-Jul-13 10:20:48

It is not impossible (I did a PhD in similar circumstances) but it is hard.

I found the best way through was to always have work with me, and to fit it in whenever I could (eg 5 mins reading in the car waiting for school pick-up) and to work most evenings when the older kids were sleeping.

If breastfeeding, get a good sling that is comfortable and allows you to type!

AnotherStitchInTime Sat 13-Jul-13 11:20:29

Thanks, that gives me hope smile

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