Beyond being annoying, the image makes it hard for nurses to be taken seriously, which hurts recruitment and the quality of hospital care, [Sandy Summers] said. (Hospital administrators are all the more likely to replace nurses with technicians if RNs are viewed as "frivolous," she said.)
[Mary Bauer], who with her husband owns the chi-chi children's furniture store Bratt Decor, just helped actress Marcia Cross do up the nursery for her twin girls. The pretty lilac-and-white results were featured in this week's People.
"You're so used to seeing her on television in that role. She's really not Bree Van de Kamp," Bauer said. "She's got a wonderful home, but it's not a McMansion by any standards. No gates. It's not a gated mansion community. ... Kind of like what you'd see in Roland Park. I was pleasantly surprised by how low-key it was."