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Celebrating Child Life Month!

March is Child Life Month! For those that may not know much about the child life role, here is a video posted by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to give you a bit more information on what Child Life is and … Continue reading

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Structuring the Environment to Set Patients Up For Success During Painful, Invasive, or Otherwise Threatening Procedures

March is Child Life Month! In honor of Child Life Month, I’d like to use this opportunity to talk about an initiative that is so crucial to promoting the least threatening environment for pediatric patients in hospitals. It is called … Continue reading

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#GivingTuesday: A Guide to Giving to Children’s Hospitals this Season

As many people know, today is “Giving Tuesday” a day where we can embrace the true spirit of the holidays and give back to those less fortunate than us. As a Child Life Specialist, I am fortunate to see the … Continue reading

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Wish Wednesday: Who is Eligible and What Do they Wish for?

As a Child Life Specialist working with kids in the hospital and a wish granting volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Give Kids the World are two organizations that are near and dear to my heart. To … Continue reading

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Wish Wednesday: What is the Make-A-Wish Foundation?

As a Child Life Specialist working with kids in the hospital and a wish granting volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Give Kids the World are two organizations that are near and dear to my heart. To … Continue reading

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