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Simple Time Saving Tips For Nurse Moms

At work you are busy caring for patients, organizing plans of care, giving life-saving treatments, advocating for patients, all while continuing to make them feel safe and well-cared for.  Now its time to apply your nurse time management skills at home.  After all, nurses know more then anyone about how to prioritize the most important tasks first.  Our patients lives often depend on it. Here are simple and helpful time-saving tips for the nurse who is also a mother…

Working As A Nurse While Pregnant

By taking proper precautions and always putting safety first, working as a nurse while pregnant is possible.  Here are 9 helpful tips for pregnant nurses. Take care of yourself first, mama…

Fit Nurse: Simple Ways To Exercise As A Busy Nurse Mom

Over the last month I have been interviewing fellow nurse moms to find out how they manage to squeeze in a workout while balancing motherhood and 12 hour shifts.  The feedback I received was very encouraging!  The conversations I had with these nurses convinced me that it is in fact very possible to stay fit when it seems that there is no more time in the day. Read more to learn how…

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…

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…

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…

Nurse Moms are Incredible Humans

Being a nurse is hard work.  Being a Mom is hard work.  Add the two together and you have one incredibly hard-working, bad ass, multitasking superhero with skills that can actually save lives…

How To Pump At Work As A Nurse

I have been successfully pumping as an ER nurse in a very busy level 1 trauma center for the last two months.  Here are 9 tips for successfully pumping as a registered nurse who works 12 hour shifts…

Embracing The Nesting Phase of Pregnancy

I’m currently in the “nesting phase.” It is a phenomenon women often experience during pregnancy that includes a feeling of overwhelming desire to get the home ready for a new baby. My week included an extraordinary amount of cleaning, organizing and planning. One of the fuels for my nesting frenzy was my 30 week OB appointment. Our little man is measuring at a much larger 32 weeks and is already weighing in at a hefty 4lbs 7oz. He is going to be a big baby…