Jennifer's Personal Notes

The PhD is complete!

I want to thank you to both the audience of this website and the community of families and midwives who have been supportive of my ongoing educational pursuits.  I am thrilled to share that in June I defended my dissertation and in July

Jennifer's Personal Notes

Website is migrating….

It’s time to migrate the website.  Unfortunately the webhost I had been using for years has not be updated in years leaving me frustrated as I try to work with 2016 technology.  I’m not sure how long this migration will take, so

Jennifer's Personal Notes, Research

Hitting the ground running…

Progress with research is slow, and I am beginning to accept that. I don’t even mean the time it takes for research to be adopted into practice.  I’m talking about the work of creating and running a study all the way through

Jennifer's Personal Notes

And now…I teach

Part of any PhD program is the requirement to teach. This seems normal when you consider in many disciplines a PhD is what qualifies you to teach at the college level.  It also seems normal when you consider that many PhD trained

Jennifer's Personal Notes

Balancing Family and Training

My semester has ended, which is good because so many things on the website have been neglected during this round of classes.  For those who are new to the blog, I’ve just completed my second year in a PhD Program in Nursing.