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Mila’s Road to Hearing

Mila’s Road to Hearing

So, before we dive in, let me take you back to Mila’s first ABR a couple of months ago… Her first ABR was done on June 26th while she was sleeping, not sedated. She woke up frequently and the test was stopped and started again […]

Honestly, I’m not ok.

Honestly, I’m not ok.

I sat down with the intention of writing a blog full of hope, next steps and long term plans to share with you all. But what I ended up with was a lot of raw, tearful and honest words. I’m finally realizing that I’ve been […]

Our Uneasiness With Cochlear Implant Surgery

Our Uneasiness With Cochlear Implant Surgery

Every day parents make decisions that affect their children.  We decide to vaccinate, or not vaccinate, feed our kids organic food, or Kraft Mac n’ cheese, allow screen time or not… and on and on. Our faith, personal experiences and political and social beliefs shape […]

Thank You- A Quick Update

Thank You- A Quick Update

Wow. We have been floored by all of your kind posts, messages and texts. We are beyond grateful for our community of friends and family who love us so well. We could never thank you enough, but still, THANK YOU. Here’s a quick update… Mila […]

Our New Normal

Our New Normal

When we got pregnant again there was a tinge of fear that the baby would be born with hearing loss, like our first. But over the last two years as Bear has excelled and surpassed every milestone, our fears dwindled. We knew it could happen […]

Bear’s Story

Bear’s Story

Before we left the hospital in July, Bear failed the basic newborn hearing screen twice. Our doctor wasn’t concerned and said it was likely due to the remaining amniotic fluid behind his ear drums since he was born via c-section, but advised us to repeat […]