Dealing with Exam Stress: Top Tips for Revision

It’s that dreaded time of year once again! Yes, exam season has officially arrived…don’t panic! There may be a screaming baby in the cot and a pile of revision a mountain high; but deep breathes, everything is manageable. You may feel overwhelmed at the moment, but with a few easy steps, you can get everything under control and achieve the grades you deserve (screaming baby or no screaming baby!) Here are some top revision tips to get you by.
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Kitiara’s poem

Kitiara’s friend and housemate, Katy, fell pregnant in her second year of University. Kit wrote a poem for her, which we thought you may like to read:

-Kitiara Pascoe

Kit also spoke to us about her thoughts on Katy’s pregnancy. Read the post here.

Does your University offer the childcare you need?

One aspect that can be a particular worry of parents heading off to university is childcare. Especially for those who will be living away from their friends and family; finding childcare that suits you can be vital. So, Student Parents decided to find out which universities in the UK are best for offering childcare support to student parents.

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Case Study- Josina Maynard

Josina has been President of the Leeds student parent society for the last two years. She had two sons before coming to university, Alex and Dexter. Hear her story here.

Lillie and Robyn

Case Study- Claire, a Real Mother in Law

Legal exams are a walk in the park compared to having a baby according to Student Parents case study Claire.

Claire, a Law student from south London explains to student parents how she has coped with her law degree and single-handedly raising two children.
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Sleep like a baby

You have exams looming, an essay due in tomorrow, a seminar to prep for and your exhausted. To top it off you have a baby that wants to do anything but sleep.

What do you do?

A. Cry and scream louder than your baby

B. Give up now

C. Watch this cute video and use the sleeping tips to get your little bundle of joy sleeping like, well, a baby

Video from Youtube

Baby birthdays on a budget!

Everyone knows Birthday’s are expensive. Not only are there all the presents to buy, there’s also the party planning involved! If the pressure to host the perfect birthday for your little one is too much, follow these links, and listen to the advice of Jo, who runs a baby clothing store, about birthday presents.

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Tips for studying

When you’re surrounded by other students without parents, or other parents that aren’t studying, it can sometimes make you feel you’re on your own.

We thought this website might be helpful, some mum’s have given tips and advice from their experiences of being a student parent.

http://www.babycentre.co.uk/pregnancy/youngparents/young-mums-tips-for-studying