Hi friends, I am super excited to share with you all A Little Playfullness’ first video blog! It’s all about my fun adventure to ACLP’s annual conference last weekend. I had a great time learning from so many people, networking with other colleagues, and presenting with my coworkers! One of my favorite things was the […]
I’m not going to lie, St. Patrick’s Day is definitely one of my favorite spring holidays. Growing up in a family from “up north” who observes the Lenten season, St. Patrick’s Day was always something to look forward to because it meant we got to have a big party at the church, eat sweets, and […]
So we probably can agree that there is a Barbie doll for every career, or pretty close to every career. If anyone watches the Barbie Life In The Dream House show, they actually mention Barbie’s many careers. Therefore, Barbie should have been a doctor at some point, right? Of course, but she looks a bit […]
This is what would a movie version of a game of Battle Ship would look like.
I wanted to share with you a super cool therapeutic activity idea for the kids. Everyone knows the infamous outfit that patients must often wear in the hospital. While the typical hospital gown does come in multiple sizes and patterns for pediatric patients, there is still much left to be desired. I have to admit […]
Hi friends! So in honor of Child Life Month, I thought it would be fun to do a new weekly feature. It’s called “Saturday Toy Shopping” and each Saturday I will feature a cool toy that is great for Child Life. The first toy I wanted to share is what my nurses lovingly refer to […]
So I would totally respond this way if I saw a bounce house like this! Which is one of teh reasons why I’m a child life specialist!
It’s March, which means it’s time to celebrate Child Life Month! So if you know a child life specialist, let her or him know how much you appreciate them. And if you are a child life specialist, assistant, student, or in any other way are associated with the field, pat yourself on the back, because […]
I thought this was super cute and wanted to share it! I hope this brings a little smile to your day!
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. Many people would name birthdays, Christmas, graduation, […]