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...