I have committed to a career in nursing...now I just have to decide what path way I'm going to take to reach my end goal. I am 26 years old, married and have two wonderful children, one of which is under the age of one. I would get decent financial aide and I have a supportive husband (he is going back to school full time to get his Masters). I'm just trying to work out if I should take it in stages so that I can work along the way or attempt to get my BSN right off the bat. I know the BS takes four years and you don't get your LPN along the way to help with the bills. I'm so lost at what to do. Part of me wants to get my BSN that way I don't have to go back (unless I want to go for NP or something). But with the bridge method I can work along the way and make money as well as attend school. Argh....anyone have any thoughts or experience?? Thank you!!