39 min

Episode 37: Empowering Parents to Help Their Kids Cope with Medical Experiences with Child Life Specialist Kara Kimball THIS is Legit Motherhood

    • Parenting

With everything being different in our world right now, it’s always nice to learn ways we can help our kids feel less scared with everything going on.
 
One way we can do that is through understanding how to explain, support and help our kids cope during medical experiences. In this episode I chat with Kara Kimball, certified Child Life Specialist, who gives some great tips on taking kids to the doctor, helping your kids through COVID and so much other great advice! 
 
Kara reminds us, “Remember that the WHY is most important when talking about going to the doctor. Don’t just tell them what is going to happen, but what it’s going to do for your child to help them.”
 
Kara, a Utah native, is a certified child life specialist with a BS in Family Life with an emphasis in Human Development. She worked at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in several different departments before moving to California and deciding to stay home with her three young children. Kara started Child Life Saver to empower parents to help their kids cope during medical experiences.
 
I hope you enjoy this episode and that it helps you feel more confident when taking your kids to the doctor or the hospital!
 
Learn More About Kara here:
IG: @childlifesaver
FB, Pinterest, Twitter - @ Child Life Saver
Childlifesaver.com
 
Haili Info:
Want to make some new mom friends and have fun?! Join the Legit Motherhood Community Facebook Group
Want to see my legit mom life on the daily? You can find me on Instagram @hailimurch
To get updates on THIS is Legit Motherhood Podcast, CLICK HERE.

With everything being different in our world right now, it’s always nice to learn ways we can help our kids feel less scared with everything going on.
 
One way we can do that is through understanding how to explain, support and help our kids cope during medical experiences. In this episode I chat with Kara Kimball, certified Child Life Specialist, who gives some great tips on taking kids to the doctor, helping your kids through COVID and so much other great advice! 
 
Kara reminds us, “Remember that the WHY is most important when talking about going to the doctor. Don’t just tell them what is going to happen, but what it’s going to do for your child to help them.”
 
Kara, a Utah native, is a certified child life specialist with a BS in Family Life with an emphasis in Human Development. She worked at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in several different departments before moving to California and deciding to stay home with her three young children. Kara started Child Life Saver to empower parents to help their kids cope during medical experiences.
 
I hope you enjoy this episode and that it helps you feel more confident when taking your kids to the doctor or the hospital!
 
Learn More About Kara here:
IG: @childlifesaver
FB, Pinterest, Twitter - @ Child Life Saver
Childlifesaver.com
 
Haili Info:
Want to make some new mom friends and have fun?! Join the Legit Motherhood Community Facebook Group
Want to see my legit mom life on the daily? You can find me on Instagram @hailimurch
To get updates on THIS is Legit Motherhood Podcast, CLICK HERE.

39 min