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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

Apr 17, 2024

"I've learned so much in this whole process. It's like you have a depth inside of you that resurrects as an advocate and high alert, and it lives inside of you when you need it."  

-Aspen, Willa's Mom

In this episode of Child Life On Call, host Katie Taylor and guest Aspen share an intense and educational...

Apr 10, 2024

"Sometimes it's really therapeutic though to remember all that you have gone through because I feel like there are times when we look at each other and I'm like how did we get here?" -Tayler Ransome

We're grateful for our sponsor for this episode, Nestle Health Science, and are thrilled to share their incredible

Apr 3, 2024

In This Episode:

Katie Taylor goes off the beaten path in this special episode to share a profound moment of inspiration that struck her. This episode is a heartfelt message to child life specialists, students, and parents, emphasizing the importance of showing up as you are, without the burden of imposter syndrome.


Mar 27, 2024

"As a child life specialist, watching my tiniest patients grow and accomplish so many things is my favorite part of the job." - Julie, Certified Child Life Specialist

Episode Summary:

In this heartfelt episode of Child Life On Call, we celebrate Child Life Month by diving deep into the dedicated world of child life...

Mar 20, 2024

"Having a medically complex child, it's like everything's fine. And then, you know, we have a morning where we've thrown up a lot or our blood pressure is too low, and it just doesn't look good. You just never know what you're going to get." - Lyndsey, Episode 211

In this deeply moving episode, we are joined by Lyndsey,...