We had the most raging hailstorm here last night; the thunderous noise pounded at my window for what seemed to be 3 hours straight. That April shower brought a cool, crisp, gloomy day. 351 more words
Tags » Child Life Specialist
Like light on life; still joy, glistening gratitude for the little things.
I started back to work today after being sick for a week. I saw my little class I had nurtured for the last 2 3/4 months…it’s bittersweet because I think of all the fun things I wanted to do with them (eat outside, have a picnic, plant flowers, etc). 112 more words
Lately, we’ve been discussing grief, loss, and death in class. And quite honestly, the discussion never gets any easier.
In the day-to-day profession, we focus so much of our energy into the “here and now.” We help families cope with the unknown, unfamiliarity, and uncertainties of illness and hospitalization in the present circumstance, but at the end of the day; at the end of the night; at the end of the shift; in dealing with a loss, the family is going home having to reorganize their entire family structure without this individual. 7 more words