Awkward Video Update

Hi… I made this video to update you but it’s super awkward because I don’t know how to talk on video. But here it is for those who have been wondering where I have been! Thanks for sticking around…you rock. xoxo Alexx

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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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Moving On

Hey child lifers! I know it has been a while since I’ve updated you all and, in my defence, I have been so busy and overwhelmed with change that I have not had the time to sit down and write for you all… …that’s a lie… Change? Yes, truth, but I have had time to […]

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#ChildLifeMonth: My (full) Story

For those that are unaware, the month of March is Child Life Month which means we, as Child Life Specialists (both aspiring and certified) get to explain to the people of the world what it is we do over, and over, and over… like we do all the other days 😉 So what makes March […]

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Status: Certified

For those of you that have been sitting anxiously at the edge of your seats to find out whether or not I passed the professional exam yesterday – the wait is over and…. …. …. …. as you probably already guessed from the title… …. I PASSED! I, Alexandria Friesen, am officially a Certified Child Life Specialist.  […]

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2 days

I have spent the last several weeks reading and re-reading all of my child life textbooks, notes, and lectures in preparation for the child life professional certification exam. As I have mentioned in many posts, I wanted the purpose of this blog to be honesty about my journey to becoming an employed, certified child life […]

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