What's the best way to manage family life and raising children while being a veterinarian?

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The best way to manage family life and raising children while being a veterinarian is to have a strong support system. This includes a spouse or partner who is supportive of your career, as well as family and friends who are willing to help out with child care when needed. It is also important to make time for yourself, whether that means taking a break for a walk or spending time alone in your office after work.

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This question has very different answers depending on what areas of your life you're lacking balance in, I recommend taking this test and reassessing: https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/wellbeing/assess-your-wellbeing

Additionally, this article might put on the right track for finding the balance you're looking for: https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/wellbeing/work-life-balance-boundaries

It's very difficult to manage family life and raising children while being a veterinarian. You're always on call, and there's no way to predict when you'll be needed. You can't just leave your family waiting for you to come home.

It's difficult to juggle the two but it can be done. Having a supportive husband/wife is the biggest key to success here. If you don't have that, then it's hard to manage any career alongside raising kids.

Keeping the two separate as much as possible is a good idea, I would advise against bringing the kids in to see your work because that's not going to look very professional to your clients.

That depends largely on your children's ages. If they are older, it might be possible for them to visit the clinic after hours and you can tell them about what you do. Who knows, maybe they might be interested in following in your footsteps someday, and it could be very educational

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