Art Is Life Profile: Sunny Song

Sunny with her fur babies, Eloise (Ellie) and Theodore (Theo).

A jack-of-all-trades, Sunny Song is a home health speech-language pathologist with a plethora of outside interests.

After entering the University of North Texas as a music major, Sunny realized singing was not her calling and changed her major multiple times. Eventually, she decided to pursue speech-language pathology. She enjoyed the University of North Texas so much that she decided to stay for her Masters degree. She then worked at nursing facilities with the geriatric population. She switched to pediatric home health care almost three years ago.

As a speech-language pathologist, Sunny provides therapy for kids with communication and feeding difficulties. She currently works with kids ranging from six months to eight years old.

"I try to help them gain a way to communicate wants and needs to family and caregivers, whether it be vocally, using sign language, or teaching them to use an augmentative and alternative communication device, like an iPad app or a communication board," Sunny said. "I also help kids be able to eat and swallow safely. I love to eat, and I think everyone should get to partake in this enjoyable and social experience!"

In her free time, Sunny is very involved at Watermark Community Church. She also enjoys arts and crafts, cooking, reading, brewing kombucha, drinking lattes at local coffee shops, and staying at home with her pets. Additionally, Sunny is an avid fan of knitting and crocheting, going to a local yarn shop to be among other yarn crafters and absorb their creativity and skills.  This year especially has been full of artistic endeavors. Sunny is taking pole, pole silks, and lyra classes as well. She began painting on canvas with acrylic in March and started learning more about pottery.

"[In ten years] I would love to be a wife and a mother, if that is God's plan for me. I'm not sure if I will still be in Dallas. I hope to have many more artistic ventures on my resume, but none of the credit belongs to me because, 'Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights,' (James 1:7)," Sunny said. "I'm okay with being a jack-of-all-trades and master of none. I'm not really one for making long-term plans and prefer to just see which direction the wind takes me."