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Child Life Heroes: Serving Patients Under Pressure

One four-year-old boy and his mom will forever be grateful for Brindi Dalton. Brindi is a certified child life specialist (CCLS) at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach… 830 more words

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One Year Blog Anniversary!

Hard to believe that I have been blogging for an entire year! On July 6, 2016, I began blogging. I had no idea where the blog was going to go and not to mention the countless questions that were going through my head. 254 more words

And Hope Appeared 

These last few blog posts have been out of the ordinary of all things Child Life, but are real things that are happening in my life. 96 more words


The Strength in Being Strong

I feel like the go to answer nowadays for anyone and everyone going through a challenging time is answered with “be strong”. Yes, doesn’t everyone?! … 163 more words


Helping Children Cope with Cancer: Spotlight and Giveaway on "Benito, You Can Do It!"

I am always searching for new resources to help children and families cope with life’s challenges and was excited to discover, Benito, You Can Do It! 445 more words

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Love Without Borders

As you know, I’ve been on this different and difficult path these last few weeks and it’s safe to say that “while I’m wandering” my eyes have been continually opened. 277 more words


Under His Care

I’ve been what I would call an on-call CCLS/counselor/friend/compassionate heart/emphatic person these last few weeks. And while it’s sometimes tempting to put the phone down at 11pm, the person on the other line needs me, and I cannot. 48 more words