Go Go GO

tHi people! As always things have been busy busy so I am sorry for the gap in posting. I do have some updates though! I am pleased to announce that I am off to KENYA again this August to visit the Shoe4Africa children’s hospital where I completed my internship last year. I have been asked […]

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Teddy Bears Rule

Wow so it has been over a month since I have posted and for that, I am sorry. I have been busy with work and quite honestly, I haven’t been child life-ing as much as I’d like to be. BUT there are some things I can update you on… So, very exciting to me but probably not […]

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What’s in your bin?

Hey all! I am sorry for my lack of posting lately. As I’m sure you know, there are not many child life-specific things happening in my life at the moment. I am still working full time as a nanny and seeing a community-based child life client on weekends. Like I mentioned in my last post […]

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Alexx the CIMI

Hey people! Sorry for the break in posting – March was a very busy month for me. I participated in as many child life-related things as possible including a Teddy Bear Clinic. It was super fun and I got to spend the whole day advocating and educating families on child life and I loved every second. I […]

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#ChildLifeMonth: My (full) Story

For those that are unaware, the month of March is Child Life Month which means we, as Child Life Specialists (both aspiring and certified) get to explain to the people of the world what it is we do over, and over, and over… like we do all the other days 😉 So what makes March […]

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Always a Homecoming

I realized this evening that it has been almost exactly a month since I have done any writing on here and feel as though my adoring fans (hi mom) deserve a blog post and an update. I’ll be honest, there isn’t much to report at the moment. I am still working away with my two […]

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Let’s Talk…and Listen.

For those that have been vacant on all forms of social media today – it is BELL LETS TALK day! If you don’t know what that is, I’ll give you a quick summary: Today, Bell Canada will donate 5 cents to mental health initiatives across the country for every Facebook share, tweet, and retweet with […]

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Child Life is NOT…

For those who have been working toward becoming a child life specialist, you will have undoubtedly been asked the question “what is child life?” or been told “so it’s kind of like ________” after you’ve given a description. Well I am here to lay down some clarifications for those who are unsure of what exactly it is […]

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CLC no longer – Welcome, ACLP!!

I noticed this afternoon that the Child Life Council (CLC) has launched its new and very anticipated website!! I am excited to explore and navigate the new Association for Child Life Professionals website. I will be updating my resources links accordingly so please have patience! Be sure to check out the new site layout and enjoy the […]

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Meanwhile…

Hello everyone! I am sorry I have been so missing in action the last few weeks. As we know the holidays are crazy busy for everyone, so unfortunately my blog has been left a little neglected…but I am here to provide an update! In case I forgot to mention, I am nannying for two 13-month old girls, […]

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