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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

Sep 21, 2022

On todays episode, we will hear from Rita Ho-Bezzola, CEO and Founder of Piper + Enza: A Covid-19 inspired health and happiness company for kids. Rita shares her inspiration behind Piper + Enza and how her goal is to make common health experiences positive for children and parents. You will not want to miss this episode! 

[2:30] Sharing about her family

[6:14] How Covid-19 was her inspiration create Piper + Enza

[8:10] The moment Rita discovers her mission

[10:10] Using Literacy to help children cope with medical experiences

[14:45] Growing pains of parenting and children

[15:00] Changing our perspective on pain

[16:56] Our worldview vs our children's worldview

[17:50] Empowering parents to be their child's biggest advocate

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