Favorite Find of the Month

This month’s Favorite Find is a kickstarter campaign named Princessability that will create fairy tales where the leading roles are filled by princesses with a disability, cancer, or illness. Books will be available in English & in Spanish. Spread the word! Website: http://princesasespeciales.com Contact: Princessability@gmail.com Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/266879378/princessability

Camp Erin

Over the weekend I volunteered at Camp Erin, a bereavement camp for children and teens that have experienced the loss of a loved one. Because I am a CCLS, I was a “clinical point person” at the camp – someone that the children in my group could turn to if they were feeling overwhelmed orContinue reading “Camp Erin”

Favorite Find of the Month

Hello Child Life-ers! If you know me you know I’m a sucker for freebies, which is why this month’s favorite find are these adorable nursing coloring books by Johnson & Johnson!   If you’re interested in these, you can find them at http://www.discovernursing.com/resources/free-materials#no-filters  (on the 2nd page). You’re able to order 25 at a time &Continue reading “Favorite Find of the Month”

Favorite find of the month

By having this fabulous blog to keep up to date, I am constantly looking for fun & new Child Life related things to spread the word on. This month, I came across http://www.childlifetechnology.org/   They are a group of tech-savy people who are here to “provide solutions to technology questions and challenges for caring child life professionals.”Continue reading “Favorite find of the month”

Child Life Conference: Recap!

Just last month I went to the Child Life Conference in New Orleans. This was my first time attending conference and it was MAGICAL! I don’t know why I had never gone as a student – I guess I thought that going to conference was more of a professionals thing to go to, but IContinue reading “Child Life Conference: Recap!”

Kid Flicks

Kidflicks.org is an AMAZING organization that donates movie libraries (100 DVDs) to hospitals around the world! They’ve been donating DVDs to children’s hospitals since 2002 and have donated to 750 hospitals as of May 2014! Follow the link below to read their full story & show your support 🙂   http://www.kidflicks.org

Ella – a friend of Barbie

Last weekend I attended a regional Child Life conference and actually won a raffle bag! One of the things inside my goody bag was this friend of Barbie, Ella. Ella has lost her her due to chemotherapy treatments and has many different accessories she can put on her head (wigs, headband, bandanas, etc). She wasContinue reading “Ella – a friend of Barbie”

“Teeny Tears ~ Teeny Tears is a service organization of volunteers that provides tiny flannel bereavement diapers to hospitals and bereavement support organizations at no charge for families that have suffered the loss of a preemie or micropreemie child through stillbirth or NICU loss.” Source: http://teenytears.blogspot.com/