This week, Daf talks about the trials and tribulations of studying with a young baby, and has some advice for anyone who thinks they can’t go to university because of their parenting commitments.
Every Tuesday for the next few weeks, my partner Daf will be sharing his side of the journey we’ve been on for the last two years. You’ve read my ramblings, from morning sickness and cravings all the way through to tantrums and teething – now it’s time to see it from a different perspective.
So, as a new university year begins, there are parents up and down the country preparing to take on the task of balancing study with parenting responsibilities. Some are parents to teens and older children, others have newborns and toddlers. Some aren’t even parents yet, but are trying to juggle […]
As a working parent on £16,000 a year before tax, I receive child tax credits and working tax credits. I pay over £200 a month in combined taxes out of the money I earn at work. I am 21 years old. Under new plans proposed by the Conservative government, I […]
It was a lighthearted conversation, but it was one that genuinely caught my attention yesterday. My sister was talking about how all her classmates at school (she’s in Year 7 at a secondary school that serves a high number of small primary schools) have had sex education lessons in Year […]