Balancing my Jobs

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This post was inspired by Cram.

 

Resources for Studying
I love being a mom. It will always be my most important and cherished job. It’s not always easy, but it’s definitely worth it. Aside from being a mom, I also run this blog and work part time as an ultrasound technologist. It’s a bit of a juggle sometimes making sure that I have time for everything, but it’s all about priorities.

 

When I went to ultrasound school, I knew that I would need to get registered. I had to pass an ultrasound physics registry and then one specialty. The specialties include Abdomen, OB/GYN, Breast, Vascular and Neonatal Heads. I passed the Physics while I was still in school and then studied for Abdomen when I graduated. The first time I took the exam, I didn’t pass it. I started to look for other resources to help me study because obviously I did not know enough. I bought an extra text book, made flashcards and became even more devoted to studying. Looking back, I wish I would have known about cram. Cram actually allows you to create your own flashcards online or study from millions of flashcards already made.  I actually wrote mine by hand. It was so time consuming and I had my hand cramp up on multiple occasions. Luckily, I did pass my Abdomen exam the second time around. I did so much better on it.

 

Study resources for college

 

In the coming months, I will be studying to take a second registry. I have to have continuing education credits, so it helps with the education credits and also keeps me on my toes and helps me to continue to learn. I will definitely be using online flashcards and using these tips for test taking.

 

I enjoy all of the different jobs that I do and am glad that I wear many different hats when it comes to work; my mommy job, working at home, and working outside the home.

 

What has been your favorite and most rewarding job?

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  1. 18

    I’ve worked some pretty crummy jobs, but my most rewarding job hasn’t been for pay. I volunteer for an afterschool program every monday, and I love working with the kids!
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  2. 19

    Having a family, my job, and my blog make my life a balancing act every day. I need resources like this to help keep me organized for my online classes.
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  3. 20

    It used to be affiliate marketing, but affiliate marketing has gone downhill over the years. So, I’d have to say blogging. Either way, both jobs have enabled me to work at home. 🙂
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  4. 21

    Being a mom is definitely my most rewarding job.
    Crystal @ Simply Being Mommy.com´s last blog post ..Aden + Anais Swaddlers Review

  5. 22

    I loved traveling and learning IT when I worked at US Foodservice, I love what I am doing now even better.
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  6. 23

    I wish cram would have existed when I was in college! I could have used that for sure.
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  7. 24

    I am lucky enough to be a SAHM and blogger so I’m loving work. 🙂

  8. 25
    vickie couturier says:

    I did that when I worked as a Nurse,,always some contining education,,an with a home an children it is very hard to do,,this was before computers,,yep back in the middle 80 an early 90s .they I got sick an had to retire early,,I so wish I had the computers an resources to make learning so much more easier an fun,,so glad its helping you

  9. 26

    My favorite is being a blogger, but I enjoyed most of my time as an engineer.
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  10. 27

    I’ve only worked outside the home in the life insurance industry and then the blogging gig 😉 I must say I much prefer blogging, lol.
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  11. 28

    You totally reminded me, I need to finish up my CE credits too!
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  12. 29

    Being a mom is definitely the best job! I couldn’t imagine trying to balance a blog and a second job though. Kudos to you!
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  13. 30

    Being a mom has been the most rewarding. Nothing even comes close. I did enjoy working in the travel industry before I had children though. That was fun!
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  14. 31

    Good luck with the next steps! I think my most rewarding/favorite job was when I worked at the Frito Lay plant in Orlando. I loved the staff and my work.
    Paula @ Frosted Fingers´s last blog post ..Deciding on Dinner Meal Planning Busy Family Edition November 11-17

  15. 32

    Being a mom is the best job I’ve ever had… and second is being a blogger. I’ve had many jobs, too.
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    I also cherish being a mommy the most but there are times I miss working outside the home as well.
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  17. 34

    Great servoce. Writing out flashcards can be a pain.
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  18. 35

    I love this!! I’ve handwrote ask my flash cards the last two semesters. thanks for sharing! This is one site I can use
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