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stuck a a crossroads between career and starting a family
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Thursday, 29 March 2012 1:54 a.m.
"I fell pregnant in the first year of my bachelors degree (in June), finished the school year in November so I wasn't hugely pregnant while studying. I took the following year off and returned to full time study just as my daughter turned one. She's two now and I finish my degree in October so we're TTC #2 to fit in well with the finish of my degree.
I plan on returning to study after another year off with #2 to do my Master's degree. It's not easy, but I find it much more flexible than if I were working full time. It's not cheap either but because DH earns only $47k approx (he was on $41k 'til recently and we made that work too), we get a great childcare subsidy, working for families, and an accomodation supplement. I will admit that we also have to take out the Student Loan for living costs which is $160 a week. I'm sure we could make ends meet without it if we tried really hard but my thinking is that that would make the study experience really difficult and I may not feel as compelled to continue. So we live comfortably but owe a fair bit on my student loan...
It sure would be easier to study child-free but having DD has given me the motivation to do my best so that I can provide for her to the best of my ability. I've upped my averages to A's, from my pre-child B's and C's! And I really wouldn't change how it's worked out!"
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I have been happily living in New Zealand for 9 years, having achieved my permanent residence through being a skilled migrant. My qualifications include Bachelor of Arts plus completion of secondary school teacher’s training. I'm originally from China, but New Zealand is now my permanent home. I'm a school teacher who loves kids & has been working with children for 20 years. I am nice looking, smart, kind, caring & confident. I have a great sense of humor.
Saturday, 12 February 2011 12:54 a.m.
I dont quite no how this works but a friend of mine told me to look at this site. I am considering becoming a sperm doner. I am not looking for sex! This is a genuine attempt to help someone out. I have a beauiful daughter and know the pleasure that children bring to a relationship and or parent.
If there are woman or couples interested perhaps you could let me know and arrange a meeting.
I will only father 1 or 2 childern at most, and am happy with AI and or IVF treatments. Other options by consent of partners only. I do not want money.
I hope this is taken in the intent it is offered.
Thursday, 21 April 2011 3:34 a.m.
i am actually a sperm donor
and more than happy to assit-for free
why not email and lets just chat
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