Ever since starting back to work a year ago something important has been on my mind (because ya know, sometimes there are a lot of unimportant things on my mind). Let me just give you a snippet of my last year on a more personal level and then we'll talk about the challenge I am … Continue reading Getting Personal
Bloody noses, concussions, bruised and scraped knees, allergies, Strep throat, vomiting, jammed fingers, sprained ankles, the occasional broken bone, and lots of mini "counseling sessions" (especially with middle school students)...just a day in the life of a school nurse. The fun thing about being a school nurse (besides having summers off with my kids) is … Continue reading Out of the Mouths of Students
'Tis the season ya'll. Is cold/flu season any better in warmer places like Arizona, California or Florida (sadly I have a feeling the answer is no)? If so, I say we pack it up for the season and do school out there cuz I am done this stuff! Can I get an Amen?! In light of all … Continue reading Let’s talk…coughs
Here's a little pop quiz for all of you...especially to the parents of students (whether you're at my school or not): Quiz Time What is the most common complaint or need (outside of cold/flu season) that I get first thing in the morning? A. Headache B. I need a bandaid C. Stomach ache D. All … Continue reading Breakfast…EAT IT!
Two words when it comes to my little visitors...'math class.' This is across the board the most common subject that I hear when I ask, "What class are you in right now?" There has to be a rhyme or reason to this, right? Read more...