Tags » Child Life Specialist

Life Resumed

It’s been an official week of being a Certified Child Life Specialist and while the feeling of accomplishment is still present, I look back at it like “I did it, I just had to get it done”. 334 more words


Study Suggestions: Child Life Exam

If you haven’t yet completed a practicum or an internship, fear not, you have plenty of time to learn, gain skills and sharpen them. There’s plenty you can do before hand to prepare for your exam. 466 more words


Tips when Applying to Graduate School for Child Life

The Association for Child Life Professionals (ACLP) will soon require specialists to have an advanced degree in child life in order to sit for the certification exam. 506 more words

Child Life Specialist

Do You Want To Use Some Cold Spray?

As we continue to celebrate Child Life Month, I wanted to share with you a bulletin board I made to teach staff about reasons to use topical numbing spray during procedures like blood draws, IV starts, and injections. 78 more words

Child Life Specialist

Healing Through Music: Spotlight and Giveaway on Darling Lullabies

Little Darling was born from the belief that singing has the power to heal and to help create harmony in our lives. In recent years, pediatric research has shown clinical evidence supporting the healing power of song, showing that soft, soothing singing without instrumentation, combined with the calming sounds of breath and natural silence, can reduce children’s heart rates, improve sleep and perk up feeding pattern. 415 more words

Child Life Specialist

Happy Child Life Month V-Log!!!

Happy Child Life Month everyone!!! Did you know that March is when child life specialists around the world celebrate and spread the word about the awesomeness that is child life? 75 more words

Child Life Specialist

The Friday Five: #2

And on Fridays we share our five favorites!

This article about minimalism and kids sums up a lot of what my instincts have been telling me as I’ve entered the world of mothering. 98 more words