Popcorn Party: Your Healthcare Companion

Last night I got to see “Big Hero Six” at the movie theater. I was super excited to see the movie since I had heard so many good things and the trailer looked so good. In fact, the movie trailer I shared with you a few weeks ago for a Friday Fun post was one […]

Child-Approved Pictures

It seems that lately more and more children’s hospitals have jumped on the bandwagon and started hanging up children’s artwork all over. Children’s Hospital of Sheffield is one such hospital and has put out a news article to tell everyone about it. What I find interesting about the way they are doing it is they […]

Boo Boo Bear Brings Fun to Construction

The kids at Primary Children’s Hospital have been playing a fun game of hide and seek with a giant stuffed bear this fall. For fun, construction workers have been helping out with this game by moving Boo Boo to a different spot on the building in progress for kids to find. I even sometimes play […]

Thanksgiving Day Turkey

So tomorrow I’m hosting the craft show at work for the first time. I’ve never done anything like that before, but I’m really excited! For the craft show I had to come up with a craft that goes with the holiday we’ll be celebrating in a few days (Thanksgiving :D). So I spent a very […]

Surprise Visit Creates Happy Memories

I know I’ve been posting quite a bit about music lately, but I really wanted to share with you a cool event that happened a few weeks ago which just happens to include music. Two weeks ago the band “Imagine Dragons” took time out of their busy schedule to bring some joy to families at […]

Sharing The Knowledge of Children’s Hospitals

Has anyone walked through a children’s hospital and thought, “Wouldn’t it be nice if the adult hospitals were like this?” Personally, this thought has often come to mind, for I see all the wonderful programs that children’s hospitals have, the focus on creating a family-centered environment, a place for healing the whole person and not […]

The Power of Pets

For your news article of the week, I found this sweet one about how one hospital has started a type of therapy that utilizes patient’s pets. We often hear about pet therapy, where a trained animal (usually a dog, but other animals can do it too, even a miniature pony!) comes to bring comfort to […]

Peek at the life in a children’s hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital has released a docu-series on the experiences of families at their hospital. It is made up of 6 episodes following different patients from premature infants to adolescents, as well as their families. Here’s the link for the first episode for those who are interested: First Episode for “The Frontline for Hope” […]