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What Having A Deaf Baby Has Taught Me

When I initially received the diagnosis that my son Cooper had profound hearing loss, I felt like my world had shattered.  Over the months following his diagnosis, I learned more than...

Hurry Up And Wait

Time is a funny thing. At points, it feels like these 6 months with Cooper in the world and the 5 months since his hearing loss diagnosis have flown by....

How Connecting With Parents Of Deaf Children Made A Difference In My Life

The day we found out my son Cooper was profoundly deaf, one of the first things I did was search social media to connect with parents of deaf or hard...

Why Being Vocal About Hearing Loss Matters As a Parent

This post was originally written for Hearing Like Me. Two months ago, I didn’t know a thing about hearing loss beyond the obvious. But that’s because two months ago, we hadn’t...

Tips For Parents New To Hearing Loss

This post was originally written for Hearing Like Me. Processing a hearing loss diagnosis as a new parent can feel overwhelming. As a parent new to the world of my...

Deju Vu and Healing

The morning of October 18, 2019 will forever be engraved in my mind. A small room, a two-hour test, two strangers whispering, hope diminishing. Even now, months later, thinking of...

Christmas with Coop: Favorite Gifts For Kiddos With Hearing Loss

When I first started looking for Christmas gifts for Coop, I didn't quite realize it was going to make his diagnosis hit me all over again. So many baby toys...

When There’s No Right Decision

This post has been a long time coming, and I want to preface it by saying that I KNOW that I owe no one an explanation for the choices Brandon...
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Starting The Hearing Aid Trial

Yesterday marked a big day in this whole journey, as Coop got his hearing aids! However, this is not a "fix" for him by any means. This post will probably...
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