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The Relentless School Nurse: PACEs Connection is a Wonderful Organization to Support on this #GivingTuesday2022

I am not sure where I would be today without the information, community, support, and collaborations I have experienced with the team at PACEs Connection (formerly ACEs Connection). Right now this amazing organization is in need of support. I wrote a blog post about what PACEs Connection has meant to me over the years. I… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: PACEs Connection is a Wonderful Organization to Support on this #GivingTuesday2022

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The Relentless School Nure: Sharing a Moral Twitter Dilemma

Twitter has been my go-to social media platform for many years. The doors that have opened for me thanks to relationships built through Twitter have taken me from my health office to the halls of Congress, to co-authored Op-Eds in Time, Newsweek, USA Today, to Current Trauma Reports, Harvard Law, and a lecture hall at… Continue reading The Relentless School Nure: Sharing a Moral Twitter Dilemma

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The Relentless School Nurse: Thanksgiving 2022

Looking back over my last few Thanksgiving messages is a retrospective on the pandemic. Here is the link from the first COVID Thanksgiving: The Relentless School Nurse: The Unset Thanksgiving Table posted on November 25, 2020. Next came The Relentless School Nurse: Momentary Time and Space to Feel Calm… on November 27, 2021. Each one is a… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Thanksgiving 2022

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The Relentless School Nurse: Road Rage Has Come Out From Behind the Wheel

I have come to the conclusion that our country is filled with road rage.  The anger and frustration displayed in cars have come out from behind the wheel into the streets, schools, and other public spaces. I began to notice it systemically when COVID reared its ugly head almost three long years ago. Those would… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Road Rage Has Come Out From Behind the Wheel

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The Relentless School Nurse: Peers Supporting Each Other

  A group of school nurses has quietly gathered every Sunday evening from 7 - 8 pm for more than two years in support of each other. The numbers fluctuate but usually hover around 15. For an hour most Sunday nights, we come together to provide peer support. The conversations focused on the stressors related… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Peers Supporting Each Other