PUmpkin carving safety tips

Ultimate Guide to Safe Pumpkin Carving

Fall is here and that means pumpkin spice lattes, harvest festivals, and family trips to the pumpkin patch. It also means its time to go over how to safely carve a pumpkin. I say this, because every year, without fail, people come in to the ER for stitches after being cut while carving a pumpkin. It happens to everyone!! I am guilty myself. But, here are some tips to bypass those dreaded ER wait times, just to get your hand sewn back together. Safety Tips to ensure you keep all ten fingers: Use a Pumpkin Carving Kit: Some of you...Read More
Medela Breast pump review

Medela In-Style Advanced Breast Pump Review

Shout out to my pregnant and nursing mamas!! I want to share with you guys my experience with the medela breast pump (specifically the In-Style Advanced breast pump). I remember scowering the Internet for hours looking for reviews on breast pumps with little success and a lot of frustration. So I wanted to write a review about my experience with this pump. Why I chose Medela: The Medela Company has made quite a name for itself. It was founded in 1961 and has continued to grow into a wonderful company that supports breastfeeding. It is also the leading company in...Read More
Tips to never leave child in the car

5 Ways to Ensure You Never Leave Your Baby in the Car

Summer is here! That means the sun is out and the heat is on! I want to share with you guys a couple tips I have learned to help remind myself never to leave my baby in the car. Now if you’re anything like me, when the sun comes out you say, “oh my god it still exists!!” Where I live most of us suffer from seasonal affective disorder…. we only see sun about 3 months out of the year. So when it finally does show its face we throw caution to the wind, run outside, and promptly get sunburned...Read More
best littmann stethoscope

Littmann Cardiology III Stethoscope Review

To all my nurses and other medical professionals out there looking for a stethoscope, look no further!! I've gone through 3 Littmann stethoscopes so far. Yes 3!! You would think I’d have learned by now not to leave my stethoscopes lying around in the emergency department; never to be seen again! But if it weren’t for that, I would have never met my Littmann Cardiology III! What is so cool about the Littmann Cardiology III Stethoscope? For those of you who take care of adult and pediatric patients you will love the fact that this stethoscope is two in one....Read More