Working with children as a pediatric nurse has given me a new appreciation for the old saying, “kids say the darndest things.” As a testament to their great spirit, I have compiled these precious one-liners for others to enjoy.
“Twas the night before Christmas and all through the wings,
Not a baby was crying because mobiles did sing.
The decorations were hung on the walls with great care,
In hopes that decorating champions would be our title to share.”
Child Life specialists organize special events like the trick-or-treat trail during Halloween to offer families ways to celebrate holidays with their children in order to help normalize the hospital environment.
Sedentary lifestyles and sugary snacks galore have led to a rampant epidemic spreading like wildfire through today’s population of children- childhood obesity. What can you as a healthcare professional do to help these kids lead more healthy lives?