A Mom’s Guide To Self Care

The celebration of Mother’s Day serves as a good reminder to give a little extra thanks and acknowledgement for all the extraordinary work Moms do. However, many Moms are so busy they don’t take good care of themselves the rest of the time. Unfortunately, it is very hard to take care of others when you don’t take care of yourself too. This post discusses the importance of self-care for mom and includes a guide for self-care 365 days of the year…

How Pediatric Nurse Training Reminded Me To Have More Gratitude

When you have your health, you have everything. My experiences as a nurse have taught me that having good health makes you the richest person in the world. On another hand, being ill makes life seem poor even if you are monetarily wealthy.
Pediatric nurse training has significantly reinforced my gratitude for having a healthy child. This post discusses why gratitude is so important and the many ways moms can practice gratitude for continued good health…

How I Became A Emergency Room Nurse

I became an emergency room nurse 6 years into my career. I talk about my pathway from student nurse to new grad resident at UCLA Medical Center and the decisions I made along the way…

How We Do Sunday Funday As Parents

My husband and I do Sunday Funday differently now that we are parents. Having a new baby drastically changes the social life but there are easy ways you can still have fun while being responsible parents too. This post includes the 5 essentials for Sunday Funday and the reasons why a growler at the park makes for the best family date…

RN Life: How I Prepare For A 12 Hour Shift

Preparing for a 12 hour shift at the hospital requires some prearranged ground work and organization at home to ensure the day starts off on the right foot. I am a working Mom, and I have a system for making sure that things run smoothly most of the time. I discuss grocery shopping, sleep, getting regular exercise and I provide a minute-by-minute break down of my mornings on work days…

Patients With Preventable Illnesses

Why are so many patients sick with preventable illnesses? How are nurses supposed to properly treat patients when they don’t take responsibility for their own health? Many patients have more control over their own health then they realize. It is so important to take care of your health before it is too late…

An RN Mother on Healthcare, Nurse Life and Family

I’m Sarah, a nurse talking about preventative healthcare, motherly interests, life as an RN, family, and other things I think are cool. This post discusses a little about me, my drastic career change, my pathway as an RN and my newest job title as Mommy…