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Child Life Month Update

Hello blog world!  This past month has been one of the busiest months I’ve ever lived! Not only have I begun working in a totally different setting with a new population of patients in a new hospital, I also had the pleasure of working at one of our hospital’s week-long camps (look out for a […]

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Tiny Docs

Tiny Docs is a kid friendly web platform that will educate children and their families about health issues & surgical procedures. I have had the great pleasure of speaking to some of the people at Tiny Docs & incorporate some “child life-ness” into their project. They  premiered their first episode “Shiver me tonsils” earlier last month and […]

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Happy 2 Year Anniversary!

January 6th marks my 2 year anniversary of being a working Child Life Specialist. With a little more experience under my belt, I thought I’d be fun to make a little list of things I’ve learned this past year. Enjoy!  Trying to help with a procedure you know from experience is always difficult  is better than not […]

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Thankful

  I’m thankful for… People and organizations that donate to children’s hospitals. These donations truly go a long way and make a world of difference for our patient’s year round. As crazy as it sounds, many child life programs do not have a budget and rely on solely on donations for crayons, toys, and stickers! Soap! […]

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Happy Conference!

Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make it to conference this year. Luckily, thanks to social media, I’m able to take a peek at all the fun going on a this year’s Child Life Conference by searching #CLCConf15 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Make sure & follow along! & while you’re at it, follow me too! […]

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