How to Balance a Nursing Career with Parenthood

How to Balance a Nursing Career with Parenthood  Nurses with children must learn how to balance their busy working lives with the demands of parenthood. Have you had difficulty maintaining your personal, professional, and parental life? In a recent article on NurseZone, three nurses discuss how they created a balance. Their suggestions include:

–         Sharing responsibilities with your family/significant other.

–         Making sure that your family understands your need to continue your nursing career.

–         Choosing a career that you love.

–         Finding a job that allows you the flexibility to spend time with your family.

–         Finding time to unwind; “me” time for hobbies and pastimes is important.

How are you balancing work with your family? What tips would you give a nurse embarking on this juggling act?

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