The Struggle

Last week I began seriously researching my child life internship options. Luckily, the Canadian Association of Child Life Leaders (CACLL) provides a handy PDF document with a list of all of the health care organizations across Canada that offer child life internships. Cool, right? What’s not so cool is that because I am not doing […]

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Learning New Skills

I’ve recently decided to learn something new. Sign language! What made me decide to learn this? When I was in the 9th grade we found out one of my younger cousins was born deaf. She eventually received a cochlear implant but I had decided that sign language would be a good skill to know to […]

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Clowning AroundΒ 

Incorporating fun whenever possible is so important for kids – even adults too. So on Wednesday, when I was volunteering in Child Life, I was given the opportunity to work at bedside with a young girl. During my visit she had to get her central line flushed and detached. Even though I’m “only” a volunteer, […]

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