| ||Ask HN: Developers with kids, how do you skill up?|
589 points by fatherofone 46 days ago | hide | past | web | 511 comments | favorite |
|I recently had one of my colleagues comment on my GitHub account graph - 'There won't be many green boxes in your account once you have a kid'. This was in response to my suggestions on how we should all keep learning.|
I argued many good programmers have family with kids and still manage to keep up. They brushed me off saying it's just not possible or they don't look after their kids.
When i look up the internet I find people doing full time job delivering products while having a family and some still find plenty of time to blog or write books. How is this possible? Are these people super-human?
How are you all doing or managing if you have kids/family?
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