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Shani Thornton
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Tips from a mom and a child life specialist
Tips from a mom and a child life specialist

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Improve Communication for Adults and Children with Games #Play #Family #ChildDevelopment

Guest Blogger, Jennifer Cantis The odds are pretty high that playtime was your favorite part of the day when you were a kid. Playing organized sports, board games with family members, or just being let outside to entertain yourself with friends always…

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Guest Blogger, Wendy Dessler As a parent, you know how hard it is to fit everything into your family schedule. Your kids have school, sports, dance, clubs, and friends. They have LOTS of friends. Not only are you transporting and supporting all of their…

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Top Parenting Books Other Than "What to Expect When You’re Expecting" #Parenting

Guest Blogger, Charlotte Dunlop New parents looking to prepare themselves prior to the arrival of their firstborn child generally seek advice from a variety of sources. They ask thousands of questions to their own parents along with family and friends who…

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Guest Blogger, Anaya Arora Are you working mom or stay at home mom, below we shared you the top mom blogs. That covers every stage of motherhood tips helpful advice and much more. There are thousands of blogs and websites are available on the internet,…

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Being Part of a Team: Spotlight on Friends of Jaclyn Foundation #ChildLife #ChildhoodCancer

Friends of Jaclyn aims to improve the quality of life for children with pediatric brain tumors and other childhood cancers.  Friends of Jaclyn (FOJ) does this by pairing children with local sports teams, clubs and community groups.  The team provides a…

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Guest Blogger, Kara Masterson Gift giving is definitely one of the most beloved aspects of the holidays. This is probably one reason people spend time attempting to purchase the perfect gift. Still, getting a gift your loved ones are going to love is not…

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Childhood Fears: 4 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Fear of the Dentist #ChildLife #Parenting

Guest Blogger, Kara Masterson Many children are scared of the dentist. It is a common issue that you should try to help your kid overcome. The following are four tips that might help you and your children. Starts with You One of the first things you have…

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Quick Tips for Improving Your Child’s Creativity #ChildLife #Parenting #Art

Guest Blogger, Annabelle Short Fostering creativity in your child is very important to their future. While they are young, their minds are very impressionable and susceptible to the things going on around them. With many bad influences surrounding them,…

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A Moment of Magic #ChildLife #Play #Pediatrics

There is a contagious smile that appears on our face when we witness a child’s pure joy and happiness. Sometimes we even cry when we see them light up and giggle, especially for those kids who haven’t smiled in a while. I found myself smiling, nodding and…

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Taking Medical Play to a new level with Parker, Your Augmented Reality Bear #ChildLife #AR

We just took medical play to another level with Seedling’s Parker, Your Augmented Reality Bear. Child life specialists use medical play every day to prepare kids for procedures, help them process their experiences and just explore the materials in a…
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