An Open Letter to the Siblings of My Patients

You are brave You didn't ask for this life. One day, you were playing with your sibling, living a care free life and your biggest worry was if your parents would find out about the typical sibling war you had earlier in the day... the next, you're sitting in a hospital room finding out they … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Siblings of My Patients

To The Mom of a Child with Cancer

You are enough. I see you. I see you every single day with that look on your face. You still have the smile, the smile that tells me behind it has a whole lot more to say. I want you to know: You are enough. I saw your face the day you heard the words … Continue reading To The Mom of a Child with Cancer

Nursing With A Heart Wide Open

If you follow my blogs, my website or my social media, you know that I'm a full time pediatric oncology nurse with a heart wide open. I say full time not only because I'm at my place of employment 40 hours a week, but because my job doesn't just affect me between the hours of … Continue reading Nursing With A Heart Wide Open

Happy Nurses Week!

"You only work 3 days a week" They said. "Your job is so easy" they said. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Raise your hand if you've ever wanted to slap someone for saying the above statement🙋🏻‍♀️😂 Nurses week, you say?? Can we be transparent for a minute? or 30? Being a nurse is hard. Nurses are considered the backbone … Continue reading Happy Nurses Week!