Helping Children Cope During a School Lockdown: Spotlight and Giveaway

Our children are growing up in a society where school shootings occur more frequently than ever before. It’s terrifying just to hear about it, let alone experience. It fuels anxiety, leaving parents, educators and students navigating ways to cope. One solution is to be prepared, creating lockdown drills to teach children what to do in this type of traumatic event. Sometimes these drills can create fear and misconceptions for children. Having a children’s book that explains a lockdown drill to children, can be beneficial.

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Top 10 Child Life Memes

Let’s face it, child life specialists encounter some of the craziest things. We’re there to help kids and families cope with challenging and traumatic life experiences in the hospital and community. We love our profession! To avoid burnout and compassion fatigue, we try to instill healthy self-care habits. Humor is usually one of them.

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Using Music, Nature and Friendship to Help Families Cope with Cancer

When a child becomes sick, the whole family becomes sick. Navigating this complex and emotional healthcare journey is exhausting. By having services available to support families is crucial. One amazing organization that has been doing this since 1995, is the Children’s Cancer Association.

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