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Honoring our lost loved ones on Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is usually filled with hallmark cards, flowers and family gatherings. We let all the moms know how much we love and appreciate them, but sometimes Mother’s Day can be incredibly difficult. 216 more words


Friday Fun: IV Pole Problems

I believe everyone that has worked in the medical field at some point or another can attest to this feeling:

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Soy Mamá: ¿Por qué es importante saber que es una Child Life Specialist*?

(*Utilizaré el nombre en inglés ya que no existe una traducción aprobada)

Si eres como yo, probablemente brincaste de una prueba de embarazo positiva a “Ojalá tenga los ojos de su papá, el sentido del humor de su abuelo, la ternura de su abuela, etc.” Con la expectativa y esperanza de tener un embarazo, un parto y sobre todo un bebé saludable. 1,612 more words

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Autism Awareness!

Happy Autism Awareness month, i’ve been so busy I haven’t got to posting something about Autism Awareness Month! We just got a furry new family member that has been keeping me rather busy when I am not working my crazy new schedule. 168 more words


Personally, I feel pain management is one of our main goals as a CCLS. I am an ED CCLS, and I have been my whole career thus far. 427 more words


Speaking for Two; A Loving Mother and Advocate

With the celebration of Child lIfe month, I asked a friend of mine to write her story of being a mom to her son Andrew, who has special needs. 1,119 more words

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