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Flow to be Healed Yoga Program

Announcing Nick’s Fight to be Healed Foundation’s new Flow to be Healed Yoga program at The Bernard & Millie Duker’s Children’s Hospital in The Melodies Center! 764 more words

Empowering Children and Families

em·pow·er, əmˈpou(ə)r, verb

  • to give (someone) the authority or power to do something.
  • to make (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights…
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Child Life

Make Your Own Port-Access Doll

I am so excited to share with you the first video-blog for A Little Playfullness!!! This is my first time doing a video-blog post, so bear with me as I learn. 30 more words

Child Life Specialist

Mended Heart Bear…

Do you know someone who is currently in the hospital for open heart surgery? Perhaps it is an aunt, uncle, grandparent, parent or maybe even a child. 403 more words

A Hero With A Stethoscope

Today I wanted to share a wonderful video about a Dr. Michael B Harris, an oncologist who is more than just a doctor treating cancer. He is treating the whole patient and the whole family, very much like a child life specialist. 120 more words

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Why Child Life?- With a Smile on my Face and Bubbles in my Pocket

I have begun the process of realizing I am graduating from CMU in, meh about 3 months. The dreams I had 5 years ago as a freshmen in college are nowhere close to the same, and I am in a place, now that five years ago I would have laughed at. 1,169 more words

Hope in a Bag

In 2010 when I started interviewing families to write my book, What Makes Them Amazing: Inspiring Stories of Young Adults Fighting Cancer, I didn’t know that it would also initiate positive and comforting services for our families at The Melodies Center. 768 more words