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What your child’s school nurse wish you knew

I'm learning to settle into my new role as a school nurse. It's been an adjustment beyond adjustments. But so very, very worth it. Although, as I continue on I recognize a large disconnect. While autonomous, freeing, and incomparable it is also an isolating and publicly misunderstood role for a nurse. Here's what your child's… Continue reading What your child’s school nurse wish you knew

encouragement, guidance, health, inspiration, lifestyle, medicine, mental health, motivation, nursing, pain

You Can’t Save Everyone

This feels pessimistic in nature, which conflicts hard with my baseline vibe. But I'm just going to outright say it: You can't save everyone. I have watched a newborns heart physically beating, their chest open and vessels craving abetment... and I could not save them. I have stroked an infants hair as their brain actively… Continue reading You Can’t Save Everyone

health, medicine, mental health, nursing, politics

What 18% of nurses wish senators talked about.

You've all seen the memes by now, and chances are even if you aren't a nurse your feed is full of nurses ON FIRE. Recently, a video snippet of Senator Maureen Walsh of Washington was released of her discussing nurses complaining about being tired working 12 hour shifts even though she bets they play cards… Continue reading What 18% of nurses wish senators talked about.

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We’re Not So Different After All

With political chaos in full fledge and debates related to abortion, vaccination, police brutality, racial conflict, religion, human rights, walls and so much more resulting in cities being burned down and shotguns pulled it's hard to feel connected in our own country- let alone those who neighbor us. This is not a political post. This… Continue reading We’re Not So Different After All