The fastest way to take off fifteen years

At least that is how I feel. I am now officially a college student again. For those of you who don't know my history, I dropped out of college right before my senior year because my college cancelled my major. With some soul searching, school burn-out and the thrill of getting married, I decided to "take some time off". Famous last words, someone told me then.

Life happened and I became married, working full-time, having babies, moving up in a moderate career in Property Management, having more babies, quit job, became stay-at-home mom. Of course, the last decision was the best one I ever made and I think being a mom is the hardest job I've ever done. (and will continue to do).

The co-op preschool that Paige and I will be going to in the Fall is linked to our local community college. You have to become a student there to enroll in the preschool. Future teachers and child-care providers do observation and projects with the Center and the children there. There is a ton of security and clearances ans such so nobody has to get all panicky about that. I think Paige will be a great example for future teachers to see what they are getting into. :) in more ways than one.

I started thinking about how many classes would I have to take to get an "official" degree. I hate that after all the schooling I had, I technically have nothing higher than a HS diploma.

Well, my oldest child will probably graduate before me but I am now an offical student who took her first offical class this evening on her way to becoming a Nurse (R.N.) It is something I have always wanted to do.

I will not have as much time for crafting as I would like but there are only so many hours in the day. Marriage and mommyhood come first.

Any advice, well-wishes, prayers are welcome just no questioning my sanity because it is probably slightly off.



Wow! Congratulations on making the leap from SAHM to collegiate. I have heard wonderful things about the LBCC daycare. Many of my dear friends had wonderful experiences there. Best of luck to you!

Vik said...

Congratulations Steph and all my best wishes!!!

Theresa said...

Congrats - and good luck! What a wonderful example for your kids.