Caring Lessons: A Nursing Professor’s Journey of Faith and Self is coming out 10/1/10! For use in the classroom or for simply an inside look at the life of a nurse, mom, teacher, and student.

I used to tell my students that if an ordinary suburban sandbox mom, propelled by restlessness and prayer, could end up having a career, growing in faith, and getting a PhD, they could too. When I told my stories in class, the students often wrote on their evaluations that the stories were the best part of the course.

To read more, click on “Caring Lessons” on the sidebar. Questions? Contact me, Lois Roelofs, at And check back here for a way to get the book with your “purchase” benefiting nursing education.