I've written about PhD Parenting a couple of times, but I feel a bit like I do parenting-lite when I hear other people's stories as I have but one child. How about doing a PhD with four kids at home?! This Post is by Sarah Stanford. As a Youth Pastor and Youth Worker, Sarah provided … Continue reading A PhD… plus four kids?!
Parenting through a PhD can be tough, but what about single-parenting through a PhD? Degree of difficulty = high! If you are in this situation is a PhD doable? You bet it is - but it's likely your university could do more to help. Orla Egan tells us more. Orla just submitted her thesis for … Continue reading Single-parenting through a PhD
Last time we met my friend, PhD student and working academic 'Dave' he was walking through the Valley of Shit. Dave emerged from the deathly valley soon after I published that post, but he has now hit the last phase of PhD study, which I call "PhD detachment". Dave, somewhat more colourfully, calls this phase "Screw you thesis!". He tells us why in this post, but caution - there's some strong language!