I got laid off as a school nurse after the 2002-2003 school year. Since that time I have been working as a staff and admission nurse in a family long term care business, and the pay has been good. I am the only one in a family of 6 that is working, and 2 family members are in college. I have supported my full-time student husband and college child, along with my other children. I have a chance to take a well paying school nurse job at this time, and it is in the town I live in. My oldest child and husband will be graduating in 2006. I am planning on taking this school nurse postion, but am nervous about telling my bosses (my brothers) because this is a "family business" of long term care facilities. I have talked with my husband about this, we could tough it out finacially for one year- take out a Parent Loan for Undergraduate School education if necessary. I miss being in the school environment, and also have children with disabilities (that's how I got involved with school nursing) that would benefit with me being home more. Any thoughts? This offer is too good to pass up. If I stayed in Long Term Care I would be unhappy, by leaving LTC my brothers will be disappointed. There is no win-win situation possible I am afraid. I know this is long, and thank you for reading to this point. Any words of encouragement or advice? Thank you.