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Ban Righ Centre News Fall 2018

The Benefits of Patience and Persistence: An alumna story

Lindsay Rodgers

Raising children while studying presents its own set of pleasures and pains, struggles and  successes. In the university environment, we are expected to perform well and to prioritize           academic success. This leaves little time to look after ourselves and our families, or to manage the stresses and anxieties that being a student often elicits. As students, we can often identify our self-worth with how well we are doing academically, and/or how quickly we’re meeting our goals; this goes for parents too. We feel guilty and inadequate if we are not spending enough time with our children. However, it is important to remember that there are strategies and resources to foster positive experiences for parents and their children while attending Queen’s.

Read the full Winter 2019 Newsletter (PDF, 2.2 MB)