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Thursday Mornings

Tuesday and Thursday mornings are the best. I don’t teach until 12:45, but I set my alarm for 5 anyway, work out, shower, have breakfast with Kevin (who usually takes Molly for a run early), drink coffee, and work on something hard (I definitely think the best first thing in the morning, so I do my most difficult or most important stuff then). 142 more words

Fighting for balance...life and the Ph.D.​

For those who are new to the blog, let me start with a little introduction…I am a Ph.D. student, about to begin my second year. I study Sociology and Social Policy with a focus on childhoods and families. 417 more words






noun: illusion; plural noun: illusions

1. a thing that is or is likely to be wrongly perceived or interpreted by the senses. 378 more words


Let's have a shameless self-promotion session

For a short time, Palgrave Macmillan is offering a discount on e-books, which includes mine. So if you’ve ever been curious, but put off by the giddying price, now is the time to grab it. 108 more words