5 signs you're ready for a change: beyond your parenting identity crisis

Whether you are becoming a parent for the first time, seeing your child through an important milestone in their own education or experiencing ‘empty nest’ syndrome due to a child moving out of home, you may experience several challenges to your identity throughout your life both as a parent, which can cause you to question your priorities, motivations and goals. 
But experiencing a parenting identity crisis doesn’t have to be good or bad. It can just be a sign that you’re ready for a change. If pursuing a university education is the change you think you've been looking for, these are the 5 things you need to know. 

To learn more about the experiences of other studying parents, visit USQ's Social Hub and discover why Sam refused to have a mid-life crisis at 34. If you're ready to start thinking about your study options, get in touch to discuss how study could fit into your life so you can kick start the next phase of your life.  

Last modified: October 2017