Browsing All posts tagged under »parenting«

Rebecca-Anne Withey: How mindfulness helped me when I became a mum

June 1, 2015


Once upon a time, back in the day, loooong before I became a Mum, practising mindfulness was just like practising […]

Emily Howlett: I no longer accept responsibility for not hearing what my son says (no matter how bad the tantrum)

November 28, 2014


A little while ago I wrote about the recent heart-wrenching change that had occurred in my life as a Deaf […]

Emily Howlett: For my young son, signing is last week’s trick. Speech has taken over…

October 14, 2014


Do you know, even before there was the remotest chance I might ever become a mother, I was a great […]

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 […]

Andy Palmer: 10 situations when knowing sign language can help any deaf child (BSL)

July 18, 2014


Many severely or profoundly deaf kids these days wear cochlear implants or hearing aids. Some parents, new to the experience of […]

Tamsin Coates: Trying to communicate in the dark for my sons’ night vision tests

May 13, 2014


Recently, I took my eldest son to an appointment and faced my ‘nemesis’ – the night vision eye tests. I […]

Emily Howlett: 9 milestones deaf parents should record

May 6, 2014


Have you seen any of these hugely popular ‘Baby Milestones’ things? They’re generally books, or lists, or online checkboxes of […]

Emily Howlett: I’ve had enough of competitive parenting

April 22, 2014


Kids, eh? They certainly get under your skin. How many new parents turn to the Internet to blog and tweet […]

Tamsin Coates: Whatever equipment a deaf child uses, they are still deaf

April 15, 2014


‘Is there any such thing as a deaf child anymore?’ This was a question I recently overhead, spoken by an […]

Emily Howlett’s Diary of a Deaf Mum: The horror of nursery

January 24, 2014


It’s one of those things it’s best not to think about. Apparently. But it’s one of those things that gets […]