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An End To The Waiting Game

By Beth Leipholtz / May 27, 2021 / 1 Comment

I have been holding my breath since January and finally, I can let it out. If I’m being really honest, I’ve been holding my breath since we learned of Cooper’s hearing loss, carrying a weight that has just become part of me. The anxiety that something more is wrong, that your child’s condition may worsen, […]

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Raising Your Child To Be Comfortable With Hearing Loss

By Beth Leipholtz / August 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

Soon after finding out about our son Cooper’s profound hearing loss, I began thinking about how my husband and I could raise him to be proud of who he is and what makes him different. Rather than look the other way, I wanted us and him to learn to embrace his hearing loss, to teach […]

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Our First Mother’s Day

By Beth Leipholtz / May 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

My sweet Coop, I’m going to say something that goes against the grain here, baby boy…I didn’t fall in love with you the second you were placed into my arms. I loved you, yes. I cried, yes. I felt fierce protection, yes. But I didn’t fall in love with you then. I fell in love […]

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