No, my daughter decided when she was 3 y/o that she would never become a nurse--"the work is too hard, and mama is just too tired." Also , her daddy didn't help, because he thought my job was "sick", even though I was paid more than he was. However, my daughter volunteered at my hospital for 2 summers, and her opinion was reinforced; she stated "that's just too much work and responsibility for what you get paid, mama. I don't care how many lives you save, (I work cardiac surgery), and how good you feel when you send someone home after they get a transplant, you are too tired, and you don't have a life, and if you keep this up, you won't be able to enjoy you grandchildren. I am going to make more money than you, and not work weekends and holidays, and not work half as hard as you do, and not risk getting a back injury, or catch some disease, and I will be home for my children, and I hope that you retire early, so you can get to enjoy my children. She is now a senior in college, and, I have to admit, she enjoys life a lot more than I do, and a lot more than I did at her age when I was in college. She does not have to study as hard either, no biochemistry or immunology texts for her.