All around the world, women are now seeking the equality they truly deserve, doesn’t matter the field in focus, women know how to get what they want and are not willing to hide it. While this is a phenomenon well in its existence, fewer women look at education in a positive light, especially after having a family.
The option to study should not disappear once a wife decides to take up the role of a mother. In fact continuing education after kids is a great boost of confidence and self esteem for women regardless of their age. It doesn’t matter if you’ve earned your masters, you could still pursue another degree or better still opt for a PhD program. Modes of education are vast now than ever before, with options of part-time/ full time, distance, not to mention the wide variety of courses offered. Universities not only are providing PG and UG diplomas there are countless certificate courses too that one can take up.
When as a mom you study, you show children the power of education and the importance of dedication and persistence in life. No one has to put a full stop on their life goals just because they’ve had kids, and besides when your kids are old enough for school it would be nice if you had a few more educational qualifications under your belt when pursuing a job. No one manages time like moms, they know how to make complicated schedules work, multi task all in a day. By studying regularly the moms become role models for kids who are to enter school soon. Not only do the kids get affected positively, fathers too feel proud of their wives. The whole family is elevated when the mother is educating herself and keeping in touch with her skills.
For mothers it’s an added bonus especially on days when they feel their lives revolve completely around endless lists of domestic duties, they have something to brag about, something to make them feel proud of themselves. It’s an achievement when every exam is attempted and successfully passed. The studies also act as an escape for moms from their regular schedules, something that is theirs, with no interference from anyone, almost like a job-A tiny world of intellectual stimulation.
One can find countless articles on moms who’ve researched and prepared their PhD thesis after having multiple kids, and done it with grace and are super content with their lives. There is nothing as satisfactory to a human being like education, it’s important that young moms especially consider the positive impact they can have on other girls, and change their views about motherhood and education.
It takes a lot of courage to make a decision to educate your self after babies, regardless of the age of the children. This practice if becomes more common; girls wouldn’t hesitate to settle down into a marriage instead of waiting till they’ve grown out of their natural childbearing age to marry. Here’s to all mothers pursuing education, with confidence and strength.