new twist on the old "would you encourage your daughter to be a nurse" question - page 3

My daughter is 29, works in IT at a very good job I might add. We were cleaning her stuff out of her room. She and her hubby have had there own home for over year now but you know how it takes a... Read More

  1. by   shabookitty
    I agree with most! I have a BS Ed and not using it. I would definitely encourage my daughter to job shadow. And possiblly go to work in healthcare setting. Volunteer was mentioned which is good start. I think careers are just something you have to figure out on your own. With age and experience you personality and needs change. I know parents yell "get a job and stay with it!" but I disagree. That was my mistake. So, I felt pressured to make a decision about careers I had no clue about because I chose to say in ONE.
    I would reccomend nursing to my daughter...yes politics/conditions suck (like with most jobs this day) but beyond that...it changes you...and makes you feel soooo many things...it is a gift to have the ability to nurse. Renee's quote above says it all!
    Last edit by shabookitty on Oct 16, '02

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