Finding the right care for your children
Many working nurses, whether male or female, are also working parents—mothers and fathers who sometimes have to scramble for childcare.
Finding good-quality childcare that meets your needs and wishes isn’t always easy even when you work so-called “normal” hours, but when you throw shift work and weekends into the mix, you can go from “not easy” to “virtually impossible.”
So what can you do, especially if you’re a single parent or one whose partner travels, is overseas or works odd hours as well?
Marijke is a professional writer who began her working career as a registered nurse over 25 years ago. After working in clinical areas ranging from rehab to intensive care, as a floor nurse to a supervisor, she found she could combine her extensive health knowledge with her love of writing. Although she has been published in a wide variety of publications for professionals and the general public, her passion is writing for the every day person to promote health literacy.
By Marijke Durning