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A mother who studies


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Hi, I'm an IT consultant trying to learn new things, and I'm also a mom. My dream would be to work with smartworking to better reconcile family and work because I am a mother, but in my country of origin (Italy) it is very difficult. I really like to learn new things and I hope to find interesting people in this community.

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Hi @Tina great to meet you, thanks for joining our community! As a mother who works (and doesn't find enough time to study!) I understand your struggle. Thankfully Coursera allows me to be flexible about when I'm in the office which really helps a lot!

How old is your child or children? My daughter just turned 1.

I'm sure there are many other working and studying moms in this community - I, and I'm sure Tina, would love to hear from you about how you balance work and family. Especially if you've discovered any great tips you can share!
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Thanks for posting Tina!

I think it's great for someone who already works hard, to commit to self-improvement and education. I applaud you.

I am sure you will find a lot of interesting people on Coursera; it is a very diverse group of people from all over the world.

Feel free to post any time you have questions or concerns. I wish you the best!

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