Tag Archives: #phdmommy

It’s a lonely place but thank you!

They say doing a PhD is a lonely journey. It’s the work you do that defines who you are as a scholar. It’s this big project that consumes your life for three whole years, but if you are like me … Continue reading

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Half the battle is knowing who your enemy is! 

I’m no expect at warfare but I do know what it means to try and write a PhD thesis and mother a newborn or toddlers. So what am I doing talking about enemies and battles. Well sometimes it feels like … Continue reading

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What does PhDing and baking a cake have in common?

Many people ask me what it’s like to have little ones and pursue a PhD at the same time. I think today’s post answers that, it makes you find the unlikely similarity between PhDing and baking birthday cakes. Being a … Continue reading

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The magic finish line called PhD Submission!

I feel like I have been at this PhD thing for too long. Like a pregnancy after thirty-six weeks, looking forward to meeting your baby, but hating feeling like a beached whale. I love the idea of contributing to knowledge … Continue reading

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My love for twitter grows stronger each day!

Social media isn’t the first place one would turn to when thinking about work motivation and making progress in thesis writing. However I have found my most productive days have had a lot to do with my presence on twitter. I … Continue reading

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Getting back to my third baby… the PhD

Hello everybody, its been a while since I’ve been on here. I am back and hope to be writing more regularly on this space. I will start off with posting stuff I wrote for the PhD life blog. Sometimes we … Continue reading

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PhD Student and a mother! Really?

Hello everybody, its been a while since I’ve been on here. I am back and hope to be writing more regularly on this space. I will start off with posting stuff I wrote for the PhD life blog. the theme … Continue reading

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