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Living like the white rabbit…

I’ve turned into a bit of a time obsessed mom. “Time time, who’s got the time”…”I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date”. Essentially, that’s how my brain has been functioning.

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Screen time, or no screen time

As parents we receive never ending amounts of conflicting advice about raising our little ones. One highly scrutinized issue being screen time. As a former pediatric nurse, and a mom of an only child, with no pals to entertain him other than his parents, the inner conflict is real.

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Breaking Bias

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 […]

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Own Your Uterus

I said it. Own your uterus. It’s yours, along with everything that comes with it. I understand many women prefer to keep all things uterus personal. For me as a nurse this was a struggle. I decided to be more open. I thought if I didn’t tell people they would think I was insane. I […]

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Surviving 2

Don’t survive two. Embrace it. Give your toddler extra snuggles, and maybe grab a glass of wine at bedtime. Enjoy! It won’t last long!

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Bring the dress back!

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 […]

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Here comes the sun…

As a red head, and the mom of a fair skin strawberry blonde, it is very important for us to have sun awareness in my household. Skin cancer does run in my family. Also, having my son in my late 30’s, I’d prefer not to look like his grandmother by the time he’s in his […]

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Calling New Grads!!!

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 […]

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