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Just Stop and Play

“Mom, play with me!”

How could I resist this request from my adorable 5-year-old?

I paused all my mommy duties of cleaning my disastrous house, responding to emails, doing laundry and getting things sorted for the evening. 237 more words

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A little reminder to hold as intention as I enter the week:

“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation.

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Argyle ISD students learn about Aplastic Anemia to rally behind classmate

by: Brianna Vela

Corbin Johnson sat in the auditorium Wednesday morning among his classmates to listen to Cook’s Children’s Hospital child life specialist, Laura Sonefield, discuss Aplastic Anemia. 412 more words


Animal Body Movements

Today I’ve got another great movement activity for you to do with a group of participants! I learned this activity at a theater convention a few years ago but I think that it works nicely as a way to get a group up and moving, especially as a warm up. 282 more words

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Explore Through Play: Scavenger Hunt

One of my favorite things about being a parent and a child life specialist, is that I get to witness children exploring their world through play. 205 more words


The Power of Play

I found a really great article showcasing how child life specialists use play to get their job done. I think it’s awesome that Philly.com wrote this article because play is the roots of child life. 16 more words

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We have a WINNER!!

Thanks to everyone that participated in our first giveaway! It was a lot of fun and brought about some great connections.

Thank you Play Therapy Supply.com… 145 more words

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