Celebrating child life professionals this March

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“Children process information from the world around them much differently than adults,” explains the Child Life Council. “They have distinct needs for managing the effects of stress and trauma.” Child life specialists are pediatric health care workers who help kids and their families manage to deal with chronic illness, hospitalization…

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2015 Review: Your Top 5 Favorite Posts

2015 review

This year we learned how to help teenagers cope with diabetes, how to be a safe patient, calming meditation techniques, and how children in Haiti are safer with medical IDs. We also heard from real parents of children with food allergies, chronic heart conditions and hydrocephalus. In all our learning…

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Favorite Halloween Treats from Food Allergy Bloggers

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Holidays can be scary if you have a child with food allergies or dietary restrictions. But it doesn’t have to be when you prepare yourself with allergy-friendly Halloween treats. Between trick-or-treating and Halloween parties, there are plenty of opportunities to eat sweet treats. Here are just a few examples of how…

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