Embrace the Change: Memory Care in Long Term Care

  In searching for the 'perfect' staff for my Alzheimer's neighborhood I have found the applicant pool to be very eclectic.  There are some that appear super promising on paper but in reality they are not trainable, or they look horrible with no experience but are open to change and education. ...more
@brendagr: compassion truly is the key to understanding what we are doing. Without that key ... more


Several times a day I find myself thanking God for giving me the strength to get out of my last relationship. I often have little reminders of how good I have it now. The thing about staying in an emotionally/physically abusive relationship is, it has this suffocating control over you. You don't realize what it's doing to you. Slowly, but surely, the invisible cloud hovering over the relationship sucks the life out of you. Everything about you changes, and for the bad. Your family notices, your friends notice, God notices, but the funny thing is, you don't notice....more
It takes a lot of strength to finally leave.  Unfortunately manipulative abusers work kinda like ... more

Super Woman......Not!!!

Greetings and welcome to my blog space, should that be one word or two….blogspace?  This is my first official blog.  I can’t make any promises that it will be interesting, funny, or uplifting.  I can promise that I will be truthful in my blogs.  You will read the good, the bad and the ugly in my posts.  I will be bombarding my blog space with my opinions, feelings, and experiences related to being a married RN with a two year old daughter.  I might even offer some advice to the married, working mother, as to how to juggle the demands of working, parenting, and ...more
Remember "Write when angry!" more