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5 Days

Another Sunday evening has approached which means I am getting ready to head in to another week of interning. Preparation plays an enormous component in the work we do in child life, so it’s been engrained in me to prepare (to the best of my ability) beforehand. 350 more words

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Let Them Be Little

Yesterday I watched the new ad campaign released by Sick Kids here in Toronto. I watched it three times. The first two times I watched it I had goosebumps and felt a ton of emotions, the third time I watched it, I cried. 258 more words

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Child Life Duties

I feel like in order to become an outstanding Child Life Specialist, you have to have a great awareness of which Fisher Price Swing/Bouncer/Rocker covers go with which frames. 119 more words

Sharing Play Even In The Most Difficult Circumstances

Hi friends! I wanted to share with you a wonderful video that was shared with me last week. Michael Towne, a child life specialist in California got up on the TEDx stage to share about how important it is to have fun, even when the situation appears most dire. 70 more words

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1 Year

Evening, friends.

September 17 marks 1 year of blogging for me and it is insane to think about how much has happened over the last year. 502 more words

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Bella's Believers--Warrior for Nick's Run

In June 2015 just two weeks shy of her fourth birthday, Isabella was diagnosed with cancer. She had to stay in the hospital for 15 days. 411 more words

Lucas's Story

By Jennifer, Lucas’s Mom

I call my son Lucas my little superhero. He is good natured, sweet, smart and the most loving boy you will ever meet. 393 more words