How I Paid Off 27k In Nursing School Student Loan Debt In 9 Months (And Other Tips For Getting Rid Of Debt)

I paid off 27k in nursing school student loan debt in 9 months. This post talks about how I used several strategies for paying off debt and includes helpful information about staying out of debt and saving money for the future…

Turmeric Tea Recipe: Secrets Of The Centurion Lifestyle

Turmeric has been studied in over 6000 peer reviewed articles and has a proven track record for improving health. You can make this delicious and nutritious tea at home to reap the benefits. This post includes a recipe for making your own turmeric tea…

Health Benefits Of Turmeric: An Anti Inflammatory Super Spice

Turmeric has many health and anti-inflammatory benefits. It is a superfood with a proven track record for improving overall nutrition including anti-oxidant protection, cancer prevention, brain protection, pain and arthritis management, lowering risk of heart disease, and anti-inflammatory protection. This post reviews turmeric’s benefits and provides links for further education…

Sun Basket Review: How A Weekly Meal Service Made Dinner Awesome At Our House

Sun Basket is a food delivery service that makes it easy for busy families to prepares nutritious meals without the hassle of shopping for all the ingredients at the grocery store. It teaches you how to prepare delicious, healthy meals yourself at home that your whole family will love. In this post I talk about the benefits, customer service and our experience with Sun Basket…

Happy Easter From The Emergency Room: Day One Of ER Nurse Training

While most people were with their families this Easter Sunday, I was working day one of emergency room training. I am so excited to talk about my first ER experiences and the types of ER patients I will be expecting…

Nurse Flexibility In The Workplace: How Becoming A Per Diem Nurse Helped Me Find A Work-Life Balance

The nursing profession has flexibility perks that make it a lot easier to be a working mom. Being a per diem nurse makes it possible to work less and/or more flexible work hours. Other benefits include higher pay and other opportunities for growth. There are also drawbacks including not having employment benefits, getting canceled when there are low RN needs and others…

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…