Quoting a s h l e y.:" No way. I refuse to settle for that. I am already a semester back because I was working so much at ... [snip!] ... me to drop it and pushing me back a semester. If I choose to keep it, I am going to be walking across the stage in May of 2013."
I had my son exactly three months before I was set to graduate and I walked with my class. It was sooooo hard keeping up with everything but I talked to my professors and they were very supportive and helped me so much. If you want to graduate on time, you can. Good luck with your decision and school!