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Child Life On Call: Parents of children with an illness or medical condition share their stories with a child life specialist


Dec 20, 2023

In this milestone 200th episode, Katie delves into a unique mix of content, answering insightful questions from Instagram, sharing a personal story about her daughter Cameron's burn accident, and reflecting on the impactful moments of 2023.

The episode features discussions on a variety of books Katie read throughout the year, the best toys of 2023, and tackles the challenging aspects of balancing work and personal life as a child life specialist. Katie's candid sharing of Cameron's experience provides a heartfelt insight into the realities of parenting and healthcare challenges. 

Toys that I recommend in this podcast:

Smart Sketch 2.0 by Flywheel

Melissa & Doug Sticker Wow (At Wal-Mart Only)

Katie also shares her thoughts on balancing professional responsibilities with personal life, offering valuable insights for child life specialists and parents alike. Additionally, she discusses her favorite books and toys of 2023, showcasing how these resources can be instrumental in child life practice.

This episode is not just a celebration of reaching a significant milestone but also a testament to the power of shared experiences and the strength of our community. Tune in to hear Katie's heartfelt reflections and valuable advice as we continue our journey together in supporting families through healthcare experiences.