Browsing All posts tagged under »parenting«

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

June 1, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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