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Category: Nurse Life

I love sharing my experiences and ideas related to my life as a registered nurse.

Best Holiday Gifts For Pregnant Nurses

Here are the best holiday gifts for pregnant nurses!  These gifts are perfect as a baby shower gift , a stocking stuffer or as a gift under the Christmas Tree.  We all know that nurses are amazing caregivers by nature.  Why not celebrate that with a gift the reflects all of her many talents…

10 Fun Holiday Nurse Mom Gifts

This holiday season lets celebrate the nurse who is a mom. Nurse moms have two amazing talents: the one that is raising children to be strong, capable adults and the one that selflessly helps total strangers in some of the worst moments of their lives.  After all, there is a fair chance that many nurse moms are not being appreciated or recognized for the dedication and hard work they put in, day after day…

My Podcast Debut On ‘Your Next Shift’

I was recently interviewed on ‘Your Next Shift’, the most innovative internet show that helps nurses thrive in their careers.  A few of the topics I discussed were the importance of continuing education to prevent career stagnation and why you should never let fear hold you back. If you love listening to the challenges and accomplishments of your fellow nurse peers, then you need to check this out…

Baby Proofing Checklist: How An ER Nurse Keeps Her Kids Safer

To all new parents:  you gotta baby proof your house!  It all happens so fast.  First, baby starts to roll and crawl.  Then they start “cruising.” And finally, your sweet little bundle of joy takes his or her first Frankenstein steps. And just like that, you have a walker! Now, I may be just a tad over zealous when it comes to baby proofing our house.  I am an ER nurse and I have seen what can happen when a house isn’t baby proofed.  I wrote this baby proofing checklist with the hope of encouraging other parents to take an active stance in baby proofing their homes and creating a safer environment for loved ones. Please read to learn more…

How I Became A Nurse Blogger

In 2015 I became a nurse blogger and created a website. Here is how I went from operating room salesperson to registered nurse to finally rediscovering my passion for writing…

Nurse Life: How To Achieve A Work Life Balance

Many nurses struggle with finding a work life balance.  With increasingly demanding 12-hour shifts, it can be tough to stay healthy and sane when you are constantly going mile a minute. Here a a few tips on how to achieve a work life balance between your nursing career and your personal life…

Different Types of Nurses & Nursing Specialties

There are so many different types of nurses who work within the hospital setting. It can be overwhelming to find a specialty you love. Here is a quick and dirty explanation of the different types of nurses and nursing specialties that may be for you…

Nurse Health: Self Care For 12 Hour Shifts

If you are like a lot of hardworking shift workers you may at times feel overworked, exhausted and even burned out.  
Everyone knows that 12 hour shift schedules can be extremely demanding.  What are you doing for yourself to ensure that you stay healthy and thrive? With a little preparation and focus on your personal well-being you can be both a healthy nurse and give great care to your patients.  Its time to focus on nurse self care…

Alternative Medicine: Unique Careers Within Nursing

Do you currently work as a nurse and have been thinking of a career change? Or perhaps you’re an aspiring nurse looking for an unusual avenue? Here are a few unique careers to consider within in the field of nursing…

Is Nursing a Good Career For Moms?

Is nursing a good careers for moms? Here are benefits and considerations to think about for moms considering the nursing profession…