Dynamic duo prove anything is possible with a helping hand March 3, 2011 Juggling the demands of young children, a successful business and full time study is no small feat but as graduates Naomi and Dietrich Draeger have proven, it is possible and very rewarding. The husband and wife duo were successful senior executives before they gave it all up and moved from Sydney to Murdoch to study a chiropractic degree at Murdoch University. They packed up their home in Paddington and their 13 month old boy, Hugo, for a new life in the West. But life was about to get more exciting. "We had Hugo when we started studying and we had another baby, Oskar, in the first year, just five weeks before semester one exams," Naomi said. Along with two small children, the Draegers were also running an executive coaching business for senior health executives. "We completely underestimated the complexity of the degree and the demands of having to run our own business but the thing that really made it all possible was that we had so much support from the Murdoch University Child Care Centre. The women that worked there were like aunties to the boys and we would not have been able to do it all without them," she said. And the support didn’t stop with the child care centre. "I have very fond memories of Stefan Pallister who was the Dean of Chiropractic and Sports Science. He’d take technique classes and while we were doing our prac, he’d walk around with Oskar on his hip." The dynamic duo, who moved back to their home in Paddington, are now in the process of setting up Peak Performance Chiropractic and Rehabilitation, a clinic in the Sydney suburb of Terrey Hills, where Hugo and Oskar have just started at the German international school. Print This Post Media contact: Pepita Smyth Tel: (08) 9360 1289 | Mobile: 0417 171 551 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, School of Chiropractic and Sports Science Tags: graduation Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!