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Tag: Pediatric Nursing

Nurses’ week 2020

I didn’t get to celebrate Nurses’ Week. I don’t think many of us nurses did, I know us critical care nurses barely knew it was Nurses’ Week. I really don’t […]

Where the Lord calls to serve

I’m doing something I normally don’t do. In fact I’m terrified. This whole coronavirus pandemic is effecting everyone around us differently. Right now, I can say with absolute certainty that […]

To all the heroes

It doesn’t matter where you are serving or in what capacity but what matters is that you showed up and you showed up with a loving attitude, ready to serve […]

Sunlight during lockdown

Friday night was stressful. I think everyone is facing stress as of lately. But it was so good to see the sun come out from the shadows that morning. And […]

Coffee and Donuts

To you this may just be coffee and donuts, but to me it is everything. A family of a girl I took care of a while ago in the PICU, […]

Happy Nurses Week

May of 2009 I graduated from Nursing school and 10 years goes by fast. As a student I was filled with much hope and longed to make a difference in […]

Confessions of a PICU nurse

I am really nervous to write this, but being a writer somehow equates to vulnerability. And it seems that there’s always at least one person who’s life is touched by […]

Sometimes there are miracles

Everyone always has an opinion about someone else. And that’s where this story starts. I had no opinion of this man when I first met him. But everyone I knew […]

Toxic places, toxic people

One of the biggest convictions we have is the tug a war relationship between being kind and distancing ourselves from people/places. Not just any, the toxic ones. As a Christian, […]

The scars of cancer

There are no words to describe this kid, because words cannot do justice… the first time I met him, I was trying to help him stand; he said to me, […]

That PICU nurse LIFE

No one can understands what a PICU nurse feels, thinks, and experiences.. that is, besides her PICU coworkers in her moments of true devastation. It’s Pediatric Nurse Week, and some […]