Singing to Fight Childhood Cancer

This month is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and at work there has been many different events happening to raise awareness. Most recently we did a lip sync battle that I had the pleasure of participating in. There many different groups performing fun 1 minute versions of popular songs and the kids judged using emojis. It […]

A Hero With A Stethoscope

Today I wanted to share a wonderful video about a Dr. Michael B Harris, an oncologist who is more than just a doctor treating cancer. He is treating the whole patient and the whole family, very much like a child life specialist. In fact, he is a huge supporter of child life, talking about the […]

Ella – a friend of Barbie

I wanted to share a post from Adventures in Child Life that I came across a bit ago. Did you know that Barbie has a friend named Ella who is going through chemotherapy? The Ella doll is for kids in the hospital who are experiencing hair loss. This doll helps kids express what they are […]

Sir Paul to the Rescue

I saw this super cool video today and just wanted to share it with you! This video helps explain cancer in a different way and could be a great resource for young kids with a new diagnosis of cancer. The only downside is it’s a bit long, so really little kids might have their attention […]

Cancer song written by an inspirational teen

This is a great video that came out about 2 weeks ago. I know I’ve already posted on the example of creating music videos for therapeutic benefits, but this is such a great example that I wanted to share it. What I think is awesome is that the two women on either side are her […]