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The Relentless School Nurse: Celebrating My Blogging Anniversary – Seven Years, and Almost 1000 Blogs Published


Wow, I can hardly believe it! It’s been 7 years since I started my journey as The Relentless School Nurse, and what an incredible ride it has been. As I reflect on this milestone, I can’t help but feel a sense of pride and gratitude for the accomplishments we have achieved together.

First and foremost, I am thrilled to have built a strong and vibrant community through my blog. Over the years, I have had the privilege of connecting with fellow school nurses, educators, parents, and dedicated healthcare professionals from all over. The support, engagement, and camaraderie within this community have been truly inspiring. Together, we have created a safe space for sharing experiences, seeking advice, and finding encouragement in the often challenging world of school nursing.

One of the core goals of my blog has always been advocacy and raising awareness about the crucial role of school nurses. I am proud to have contributed to this cause by addressing pressing issues in school health and sharing my personal stories and insights. Through my blog, I have been able to educate a wider audience about the importance of school nursing and the unique challenges we face in promoting student health and well-being. I hope that my words have sparked conversations, inspired change, and ultimately led to a greater understanding of the invaluable work we do.

Another significant accomplishment has been serving as a resource for my fellow school nurses. Through detailed articles, practical tips, and reflections on best practices, I have aimed to provide guidance and support to those in the field. The feedback and messages I have received from school nurses who have found solace and inspiration in my words have been incredibly rewarding. Knowing that I have made a positive impact on their practice and, in turn, the health of their students is truly humbling.

In my journey as The Relentless School Nurse, I have also had the privilege of forging collaborative partnerships with various stakeholders in education and healthcare. From featuring guest posts and conducting interviews to participating in events and conferences, these partnerships have facilitated meaningful conversations and collaborations. By bringing together school nurses, educators, healthcare providers, policymakers, and community organizations, we have worked towards a more comprehensive and holistic approach to student health.

The recognition and awards that I have received along the way have been unexpected but deeply gratifying. They serve as a testament to the dedication, expertise, and commitment I have poured into my blog and my work as a school nurse. It is a privilege to be respected and admired by my peers and the broader healthcare community.

Ultimately, the true measure of my accomplishments lies in the impact I have had on student health. Through my advocacy, education, and support, I have strived to create healthier and safer school environments. By sharing valuable insights and resources, I have empowered parents, educators, and school administrators to prioritize the well-being of students and make informed decisions regarding their health. The knowledge that I have made a positive difference in the lives of countless students fuels my passion and inspires me to continue this relentless journey.

As I celebrate 7 years of blogging as The Relentless School Nurse, I want to express my deepest gratitude to everyone who has supported me along the way. Thank you for reading, engaging, and being part of this incredible community. Here’s to many more years of relentless advocacy, education, and collaboration in the pursuit of student health and well-being.

Because data is fun, here are some interesting stats to share:

11 thoughts on “The Relentless School Nurse: Celebrating My Blogging Anniversary – Seven Years, and Almost 1000 Blogs Published”

  1. Robin, I could not say this better myself!!! Forever indebted and grateful for your voice, wisdom, expertise, encouragement, PERSISTENCE, hard work, brilliance, humor, humility, relentlessness and friendship. There’s more to be said, might feel a blog coming on…….Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!

  2. Congratulations, Robin. Thank you for all of the information and sharing of this wonderful job of being a school nurse

  3. Thanks Robin for creating and nourishing this community! You’ve done it with grits, brilliance, humor, expertise, humility and PERSISTENCE!!! You are indeed relentless and I am grateful! (ps….commented last evening and idk what happened to it but I want you to know you are heard, loved and very much appreciated!!!)

    1. I found your comments, Judy! Thank you as always for being so supportive!

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