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Taking Your Child To The Emergency Room

October 26, 2017 // Parenting, Pure Mama // 6 Comments

Being a mum and a nurse means that I view many childhood ailments a little differently than a non medical mama. I tend to have a higher tolerance for sickness before taking them to the doctors or heading to an […]

Post Partum Recovery: Five Insider Tips

October 17, 2017 // Birth & Breastfeeding, Parenting // 4 Comments

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Cue the mixed bag of emotions as you process what this means for you. Soon you’ll become an on line expert on every single thing there is to know about pregnancy. You will know just big your […]

Hi, I’m Andrea And I’m A Nurse

Becoming a nurse came quite naturally for me. I had been an asthma patient through out my childhood and that gave me my first introduction to nurses. Having to stay over night in the paediatrics ward without your parents, makes […]

Five Ways To Get Through A Crappy Day

March 29, 2016 // Parenting, Pure Mama // One Comment

Whether you have no kids, lots of kids or one kid, crappy days happen to all of us. Hard days aren’t just reserved for adulthood, sometimes your toddler has a crappy day and it rubs off on you and then […]

Bringing home baby

September 8, 2014 // Parenting // One Comment

Today my boy turns a glorious 6 and he is so proud that now he has to show two hands to show his new number. In honour of this special occasion, I’m reposting an oldie but a goodie from back […]

Why You Should Be Friends With A Nurse

I’ve been a nurse for about 11 years, not including the time I worked as a student nurse caring for terminally ill kids in their homes. I can feel the growth in me from the time I was a new […]