Supporting Siblings of a Hospitalized Child

Siblings of a hospitalized child often have a mixture of emotions that can cause struggles in their coping skills. There can be a lot of confusion, jealousy, sadness, and anger, along with loneliness and separation anxiety. The focus and attention tend to be on the child that is ill, leaving the healthy children to navigate this medical journey that impacts the whole family. Parents and caregivers are also overwhelmed and need additional support for themselves and the rest of their family.

I’m delighted to introduce a former student of mine, Jessica Torres who is helping to fill this large gap in service by creating a sibling support workbook.

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Empowering Kids with Food Allergies: Mighty Jax

Educate and empower kids with food allergies through the help of The Mightiest Me.  Laurie Margolis, is the creator and author of the Mighty Jax and The Cookie Surprise. She also lives with severe food allergies herself, along with her two sons.

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Supporting Healthcare Professionals with Valuable Resources and Online Continuing Education

Finding the right support for pediatric healthcare providers can be tough. However, with the advancements with technology and online platforms, people are able to connect and gather resources from around the world by a click of a button. It is pretty remarkable. Today, I am thrilled to feature one amazing colleague who has proven to be a trailblazer in her field, Brooke Batchelor from The Paediatric Nurse.

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