The Perks of Being a Travel Nurse as a Grandparent

It’s one of life’s golden moments: you’ve become a grandparent. You spent over 18 years doing the difficult (and sometimes thankless!) work of rearing your own children — and now it’s time to bask in the loving glow of your grandchildren. Maybe you’re already a travel nurse and wondering how you’re going to fit grandparenting…

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Homeschooling Your Children as a Travel Nurse

It’s a major step: you’ve decided to take your kids on the road with you during your travel nursing assignments. Now you’re probably dealing with a big question: how are you going to make sure they get a quality education? For many travel nurses, homeschooling is a convenient and effective option. It can make your…

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Long Distance Love as a Travel Nurse: Can it Work?

As a travel nurse, you’re something like a free spirit. You move from one location to another, ready to embrace new places, people, and cultures. Then along comes a new romantic interest  — AND an offer for a new 13-week assignment, hundreds of miles away. Is sustaining long distance love possible as a travel nurse?…

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7 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Spouse as a Travel Nurse

So you’re on the road again — and your spouse is at home, far away. The life of a travel nurse certainly comes with unique challenges. For married travel nurses, a major one is keeping your marriage solid despite long the stretches you’re apart. Luckily, you know a thing or two about working hard and…

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13 Ways to Prevent Aches and Pains When You’re Travel Nursing

Your poor feet! Your aching back! There’s no question about it — the work of a travel nurse is physically taxing. You’re standing or walking for half the day, and depending on your specialty, you might also be moving heavy equipment and lifting and assisting patients. You don’t have to suffer needlessly, though. Preventative care…

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Why it’s Important to Unplug in Travel Nursing

There’s no debate about it. When it comes to cell phones and other screens, most of us are totally hooked. Studies indicate that the typical smartphone user checks their device 150 times daily — and about every 6.5 minutes! A study by the Pew Research Center found more than half of us check our phones…

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How to Keep Your Immune System Strong as a Travel Nurse

You can’t run — you can’t hide — it’s the attack of the killer germs! As a travel nurse, you’ve accepted it’s all in a day’s work. Health care professionals are exposed to germs, bacteria, and viruses at an alarming rate. That doesn’t mean you have to spend your days run down with illness. With…

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