Life is filled with challenges. This video gives tips in a fun way on how to overcome adversity. Bloopers at the end. … More Smash Your Challenges
May 6-12, 2016 was Nurses Week. How has being a nurse influenced my writing? When nurses go to work, we don’t just clock in and out and go through the motions of our job. We are given the great responsibility to intimately care for the sick. Often the most important aspect of … More Happy Nurses Week
From 2005-2009, there were an average of 3,544 fatal unintentional drownings (non-boating related) annually in the United States. About one in five people who die from drowning are children 14 and younger. More information on these statistics can be found on the CDC website. With it being the summer, I thought it was a good … More Health Safety Tips for Children
One of my sisters visited me several years ago, and I took her around to a fun filled day of soccer, football, lacrosse, and baseball games! As she was sipping her Starbucks coffee and we were at our third game of the day, she looked at me and said, “So your life really is over … More Life Is Over After Having Kids?
Being a parent is the hardest job and the greatest responsibility many people will ever have. With almost every decision I make, I think about how that decision will affect my kids. As parents we often feel guilty. Did I not spend enough time with my children today? Did I not read to them? Did … More Lead By Example
I LOVE this quote! I graduate May 17th from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with my PhD in Nursing. I am attending the nursing ceremony for UNLV’s School of Nursing on May 15th. I will be speaking with three of my PhD cohorts. I am speaking for just 1 minute. How can I inspire … More Predicting Your Future
All my nursing experience is in the area of pediatrics. I LOVE working with children. I have been asked on numerous occasions, “How can you take care of sick children? Doesn’t it break your heart?” At times, my heart was broken into pieces. I grieved with a couple who held their five month old baby … More The Attitude of Gratitude Through the Eyes of a Child
Here is the poster I’m presenting at the Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference next month in Seattle, Washington. It represents more of my data collection process. I’m excited about it!
UNLV Graduate College Research Forum and UNLV Interdisciplinary Research Scholarship Day