New Year, New Adventures

I cannot believe how much I have neglected my blog the last few months; but let me tell you, I have exciting news!! About a month ago I interviewed for a full time child life specialist position at a local hospital and shortly thereafter received the offer. I have been working as a child life […]

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Let Them Be Little

Yesterday I watched the new ad campaign released by Sick Kids here in Toronto. I watched it three times. The first two times I watched it I had goosebumps and felt a ton of emotions, the third time I watched it, I cried. Hospitalization can be so intensely scary – for anyone – but as a child, it […]

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How to Have a Purpose

First of all, hi! It has been quite some time since my last post and for that I am very sorry! Needless to say I have been crazy busy and adjusting to my new city, house, and schedule has kept me on my toes. BUT I think I am finally starting to (somewhat) get the […]

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1 Year

Evening, friends. September 17 marks 1 year of blogging for me and it is insane to think about how much has happened over the last year. It’s funny…looking back on my first post I wrote, “my chosen route to get to my end goal is slightly out of the norm”, and boy was I ever […]

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Announcement: Internship 2.0

Where to begin… …about a month ago, as you know, my internship offer for September was withdrawn due to issues in securing a US Visa from the hospital. Naturally I was very upset and very discouraged. I had a plan B in mind and was completely ready to execute it. As you may know by […]

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Living in Limbo

If you’ve been reading along you should know where I’m at with my internship process – still waiting. I applied for internships in the US (and Canada of course) as an unaffiliated, Canadian student. Since there are maybe 4 or 5 hospitals in Canada that accept independent interns (some of which did not offer an internship program […]

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