December 11, 2017
bullying and hearing loss

What a viral tweet on bullying can teach us about raising deaf children

Kids with hearing loss sometimes get bullied, which makes the stigma worse. How can we prevent bullying about hearing loss?
December 8, 2017

How I felt when my baby heard me for the first time

Charlotte (Charly) is just four months old and was born with a profound hearing loss.  The first time her hearing aids were turned on, her baby eyes brightened, and widened […]
December 5, 2017
challenges with hearing loss

Why I build resiliency in my children to overcome challenges with hearing loss

As a mom of children with hearing loss, I’ve realized how living with hearing loss will have unique setbacks. Though I’ve also realized that life isn’t about how well you […]
November 27, 2017
holidays with hearing loss

Tips to make the holidays special for children with hearing loss

Celebrating holidays with hearing loss can bring challenges. Here are some simple ways to make holidays special for those with hearing loss.
November 23, 2017
children's hearing loss

Why I am grateful for my children’s hearing loss

“If you want to find happiness, find gratitude” – Steve Maraboli. Practicing gratitude has been a goal for my family over the past year. One way we have done this […]
November 8, 2017
play a musical instrument with hearing loss

Can my child learn to play a musical instrument with their hearing loss?

I always say that anything is possible in life, although it would be a perfectly understandable assumption for people to think that some activities could be too difficult for deaf […]
October 24, 2017
hard of hearing children self-advocacy

How I teach self-advocacy to my hard of hearing children

When you think of your child, what do you dream for them in the future? A strong, independent, successful adult is most likely embedded into what you want for your child […]
October 13, 2017
children's hearing aids

“What’s in your ears?”: How we answer questions about our children’s hearing aids

Growing up wearing hearing aids, my children heard the question, “What is in your ears?” more times than we can count. The question typically comes from a curious child or […]
September 12, 2017
preparing your deaf child for school

4 tips for preparing your deaf child for the school year

Feelings of excitement of the new school year are here, but covering the excitement is a blanket of nerves.  I am sure most parents are celebrating the added hours of […]
September 6, 2017
causes of hearing loss

How I found the answer to ‘What caused my son’s hearing loss?’

“What caused the hearing loss?” The one question that continued to circle around us when we first found out our son is hard of hearing.  We were shocked. Ayden was […]
August 24, 2017

How having a deaf child has changed my life

Lucie shares four things she's learned from raising a deaf child and shares how her son has changed her life.
August 22, 2017
hearing aid ear molds for children

5 Tips For Choosing your Child’s Hearing Aid Ear Molds

Hearing aid ear molds can make a dramatic impact on the function of the hearing aid and how your child to embraces their technology.
July 19, 2017
Phonak Roger accessories

Why I love using Roger hearing technology in the summer

My family loves the summertime and having Roger wireless microphone products to connect with hearing aids makes our summer experiences so much more memorable.  Summer break is here and my […]
July 17, 2017

5 Ways to Teach Children about Hearing Loss to Discourage Bullying 

Kids will be kids, and bullies sometimes exist. But how can you protect your children? Is there a way, as a parent, to deal with bullying of kids with hearing […]
July 5, 2017

Mom writes children’s book about hearing aids: Max and His Hearing Aids

Emily Mikoski, mother of Max, author of Max and His Hearing Aids, wrote a children’s book based off of her son’s experiences to provide a resource for families who are […]
June 22, 2017
Does my deaf child understand me

Not Hearing or Not Listening: 7 Ways to Tell if Your Child Understands You

Parenting a child with hearing loss has unique challenges. Here are some tips.
June 16, 2017
father and son with hearing loss gain strength through hardship

Father and son find strength through hardships, inspire thousands

Juan Wilson is strong, but his son gives him a great amount of strength throughout their hardships.
June 12, 2017

The one hearing aid accessory that makes parenting so much easier

Utilizing the Phonak Roger Inspiro at home with hearing aids made a huge difference while parenting our children with hearing loss.
June 9, 2017
Hearing Aid Challenges for Kids

5 Common Hearing Aid Challenges for Kids and How to Solve Them

If you have an infant wearing hearing aids, then you know how incredible it is to have your child hear your voice clearly for the first time. However, you might […]
June 6, 2017

How sign language has benefited my toddler

In today’s video I am sharing with you why I decided to learn sign language with my family and how it has been beneficial for my son Harry. Harry is […]