I am a 26 year old SAHM to a 14 month old. This fall, I have been thinking about going back to school to pursue my BSN. I enjoy being a SAHM, so I would really want to go into nursing on a part-time basis while my daughter is little and more of a full-time basis when she is in school. My husband's income is more than sufficient to support us, so I am NOT pursing this as a career for the money.
My question is: How flexible are part-time or PRN nursing schedules? Can you work just 1-2 shifts a week? I would probably do best working an 11pm-7am schedule while my daughter is in preschool & sleeping through the morning till she is out of her morning school. (I'm a nightowl and am up until 2-3am frequently right now!) I just didn't know how flexible schedules were - also does anyone work partial shifts?