Hello! I am new to this site, and have been reading/searching, but I haven't found anything relating to my situation, so I'll try a new thread.I worked seven yrs in ER (2 of those 7 yrs in level-1 trauma, the last year as a charge nurse in small ED) after 5 yrs working in ICU, then went into case mgmt for 5 years after I obtained my BSN. I was widowed 3 yrs ago and couldn't work as a nurse during that time, but now feel I'm ready to return....my problem is: I cannot work 12-hr shifts or clock in at 6:45 a.m. or work after 6 p.m. due to the fact that I am now a Solo Parent...am I kidding myself that I could return to the ER? Or even Hospital nursing? I am having a terrible time just getting an interview anywhere since I've been out for awhile. I plan to take a refresher course mid-January. Any input regarding how realistic my yearning to return to ER is would be appreciated. (Also, I have no family to help with childcare and no extra $ for a Nanny!).....Thank you!