One of the few bright spots in the COVID19 crisis is highlighting the work of school nurses across the country, and how they are responding to the pandemic. During emergencies, Mr. Rogers famously said, “Look for the helpers. You can always find people who are helping.” Virginia Beach School nurse Chrissy Love is clearly one… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Laughter is the Best Medicine, Especially Now
Welcome to the inaugural episode of The Relentless School Nurse - In Conversation with Eileen Gavin, the Nurse Coach. My friendship with Eileen began in 2015 when I was a Johnson & Johnson School Health Fellow and she was a program mentor and community coach. The following year, I was invited back to join… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: In Conversation With Nurse Coach, Eileen Gavin!
Author, journalist, researcher, science detective are just a few of the descriptors I can use to depict Donna Jackson Nakazawa. You may recognize her name from prior books, notably, Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology And How You Can Heal. Donna is a gifted science storyteller. She translates complex biological processes seamlessly and describes… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: The Angel and the Assassin by Donna Jackson Nakazawa
Spending time in nature is sorely lacking in our hyperconnected world, especially for our children. Nature heals and soothes the spirit as well as the body. This week's guest blog is about two amazing nurses who are using the healing qualities of nature to nurture those who join them. Meet Susan and Clif otherwise known… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: The Three Rs and Healthy Green Thumbs™ – The Nature Nurse and The Nurse Farmer!