July 3, 2020
Waardenburg Syndrome and Hearing Loss

Explaining my son’s diagnosis: Waardenburg Syndrome and Hearing Loss

Before our son Cooper was born, we didn't know anything about Waardenburg Syndrome and hearing loss. Our first diagnosis was actually on social media.
June 19, 2020
how to be an advocate for your child

How to advocate for your child with hearing loss 

As I was preparing to become a mom, I knew I’d need to be my child’s voice at points. I’ve always been one to take action when necessary, even prior […]
June 12, 2020
deaf baby wearing hearing aids

What to do early on for your deaf baby

When receiving an early diagnosis of hearing loss for your child, it’s easy and normal to feel overwhelmed. For some, these feelings lead to a paralyzation of sorts, as processing […]
May 29, 2020
how to teach your deaf baby sign language

How I am teaching my deaf baby sign language

Prior to giving birth to my son Cooper, who has profound hearing loss, I only knew a few signs. I decided to teach my deaf baby (and myself) sign language.
May 10, 2020
deaf baby

On being a mom of a child with hearing loss

As Mother’s Day approaches, mothers are likely feeling grateful for their kiddos and reflecting on the past year. It’s no secret that being a mom comes with challenges on its […]
March 13, 2020
what having a deaf baby has taught me

What having a deaf baby has taught me

It's only been five short months since my son Cooper was born. I've already learned so much. I'd like to share what having a deaf baby has taught me.
February 28, 2020
parents of deaf children

How connecting with parents of deaf children made a difference in my life

Connecting with other parents of deaf children is vital. It was the first thing I did upon my son's hearing loss diagnosis.
January 30, 2020
Having a child with hearing loss

Why being vocal about hearing loss matters as a parent new to hearing loss

Being a parent new to hearing loss has made me realize that being vocal about hearing loss is important. You'll help yourself and others too.
January 16, 2020
processing hearing loss diagnosis as a new parent

Tips for parents new to hearing loss

Processing a hearing loss diagnosis can be overwhelming. You're not alone if you feel this! This is what I've learned as a parent new to hearing loss.