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Safe Nowhere

This week I have to prep my 3, 4 and 5 year old special education students for an active shooter/lockdown drill.


The key words are: run, hide, fight. 22 more words


Let's Rodeo!!!

Hi friends! How’s life? I’ve got a brand new therapeutic activity to share in honor of Rodeo! You may know that in child life it is very important to give children the chance to participate in what we call “life experiences” even when they are in the hospital. 367 more words

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A Child Life Poem

I stumbled across this poem recently, and fell in love with it.  I just had to document it for future reference, but mostly because I feel like it is a poem that can be appreciated by all who come across it, whether or not one is pursuing a child life profession. 215 more words


In the Morning

It’s 7:49 am (an added minute because of the ice storm) and kids are getting out of cars and heading into school; some stop in the cafeteria for cinnamon rolls for breakfast and some continue strolling to class. 156 more words

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1 week down, 15 more to go

I am currently recovering from my first week of spring semester, and I am completely overwhelmed. Syllabi and ice breakers are great and all, but once they start going over all the assignments that lies ahead of us… game over. 200 more words


Happy New Year!

2017 was such a wake-up call to me.  It taught and reminded me all of the growing up I have yet to do.  Although it makes me scared, it makes me excited to welcome 2018 with open arms. 90 more words


A New Year a New Me!

As this year ends we all look back on what we accomplished over the year. For some a college degree, some got married and for others they may have started a new job. 397 more words

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