Browsing All posts tagged under »family«

Kim Webster: How to get involved in Christmas family arguments when you’re deaf (and don’t know what’s being said)

January 2, 2015


Christmas time is a time for exchanging gifts, good food, an abundance of plastic and cardboard everywhere and cinnamon vodka. […]

Emily Howlett: What it’s like to be a deaf auntie

August 29, 2014


It’s one thing being a mother. It’s quite another being a deaf mother. And being a deaf auntie is a […]

Kimberly Brown: The advantages of being a deaf parent to hearing children

August 13, 2014


I’ve written before about many of the challenges I face as a deaf parent raising three hearing children. Communication obviously […]

The Question: Should family sign language courses be expanded?

July 16, 2014


If there is one thing that learning sign language is known for, it is being expensive. To become a competent […]

The Secret Deafie: I’m the hearing daughter of Deaf parents. Here is my story

January 14, 2014


The Secret Deafie is a series of anonymous columns written by different writers. This writer is not deaf, but was […]

Emily Howlett’s Diary of a Deaf Mum: My response to baby’s Ten Commandments

September 6, 2013


My baby boy, you are so clever to have brought those previous Ten Commandments to my attention, through the open […]

Deaf News: Indian Deaf woman reunited with brother twelve years after boarding the wrong bus

March 7, 2013


The Daily Mail has reported on an incredible, heart-warming story about a Deaf woman who boarded the wrong bus twelve […]

William Mager: An open letter to my son

March 9, 2012


Happy one-month birthday, little man. We’ve figured out a lot in the first 28 days – which nappies work best […]

Deaf Dad: Finding the monkey

February 29, 2012


I’m slowly settling into the daily routine of being a stay-at-home Dad. In just a few weeks, my life has […]

William Mager: Seeing my son for the first time

February 22, 2012


I’ll never forget the first time I saw my son. I was in an operating theatre, holding my wife’s hand […]