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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…

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…

Must-Have Items To Pump At Work

What are the must-have items to pump at work that you really need? After successfully pumping as an ER nurse in a very busy level 1 trauma center for the last 4 months I have narrowed down my pumping needs supply list to include the most important necessities. Find out what pumping items made the cut…

Nurse Revelations: Why I Will Always Be A Working Mom (At Least Part-Time)

I will always be a working mom in some capacity, even if its just part time. And I don’t feel guilty about it. At all. In fact, I think there are a lot of benefits to keeping one foot in the career door while my children are little. Here are 11 reasons why I will always be a working mom…

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…