Mental illness, is illness, just as any other medical condition is. Please seek medical help if you’re having suicidal thoughts or ideation. Let us all take care of ourselves, and our brains just as we would any other part of our body. Spread awareness now, and help someone else, another child, another teen!Read More Suicide, Spread Awareness, Save A Life
With these busy days, less means more…To me, time is more precious than things. This is a value I’d like to pass on to my son one day.Read More simplify life, happier wife
Just like being a parent, or a wife, a daughter…being a nurse is not really just a job, its a lifestyle, and it becomes who you are.Read More Nursing is a lifestyle
A fellow nurse and a very good friend of mine confided in me that she is struggling with some issues with coworkers at hospital she works at repeatedly making culturally biased comments regarding patients. She, coming from a culturally diverse background, and having spent years living in a very progressive community, she is struggling to […]Read More Breaking Bias
The scrub dress. Just think about that for a second. What image comes to mind, a white below the knee dress, white tights, and a white cap? That’s exactly what I think. I knew two nurses who wore them. They didn’t look like old ladies, they didn’t look stuffy, or like nurse Rachet. They wore […]Read More Bring the dress back!
Every milestone, every birthday means its time for a pediatrician visit, and for the itty bitties…vaccinations. So for my sons two year old birthday, let’s chat about ways to help calm those little one for those pediatrician visits, and of course those shots. In the fashion of a typical nurse, let’s celebrate with some tips […]Read More Shot shot shot shot shot… shot shot shot shot shot…time for vaccinations!
OK, let’s get down to business. There is no question amongst nurses working in the field right now…there is an impending nursing shortage. Baby boomers are nearing retirement, and nursing school enrollment is down for multifactorial reasons. You can read American College of nursing aacnursing.org for more information regarding that. I have heard about this […]Read More Calling New Grads!!!