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My Battle Call – Hearing Loss Advocate

I am the mother of two children born with hearing loss. I decided to write about our journey navigating through this process on my blog, My Battle Call, and my Facebook Page. Our family chooses cochlear implants to provide our children access to sound. There are many different communication modalities. And there is no one-size-fits-all way.   I […]

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Moms of the Year

Moms of the Year {Winners Revealed}

We are SO excited to announce the winners of our Moms of the Year Campaign.  We received so many submissions - it was such a difficult process to choose this year's winners.  But we are thrilled with our winners!  Each and every mother below has an incredible story and we are humbled to be able [...]
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should-be-olympics

SHOULD-BE-OLYMPICS

During the summer of 2012, the Summer Olympic Games were held in London and my son turned 10. This was his first double-digit birthday and I wanted to plan something spectacular, and I knew exactly what the theme had to be… the ‘SHOULD-BE-OLYMPICS!” With the theme in mind, I needed to make sure the events […]

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sometimes being a mom is freaking hard

Sometimes Being a Mom is Freaking Hard.

Sometimes being a mom is harder than freaking hard – if I could use stronger language I would.  I don’t know if anyone else can relate and maybe I’m doing this whole thing WRONG, but raising humans can be very difficult at times. Whining Crying Midnight Feedings The nothing is every good enough I’m bored […]

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new year resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions – do you make them or not?

While cruising along the 91 today I was listening to a radio conversation regarding New Year’s resolutions. I started thinking: I’ve never made a New Year’s resolution. We’ll get to the why in a minute, but first I must ask: has anyone else never made a New Year’s resolution? I don’t mean you made one and broke […]

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Last Minute DIY Gift Idea For Kids

If you’re like me, and hopefully you aren’t, you’re still scrambling to get those last minute gifts covered.  You might be looking through your garage hoping to score a present that was purchased and forgotten.  But you’ve probably come up empty-handed. And so you’re either going to have to suck it up and go to […]

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