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Becoming Dr. Mom

Ameriks, Yoko

Being a parent while going through a graduate program is not an easy task. I certainly could not have finished my doctorate on my own. I had an understanding advisor, a helpful husband, and supportive classmates. There were many times I just wanted to give up, but they were the ones who encouraged me to keep going. I am not an expert on being a parent or a student, but here are some of the things I learned as I tried to balance graduate work and family obligations.

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