Hi there! I recently I shared a few videos on Instagram and Facebook of me signing and introducing myself and explaining why we are learning sign language (specifically ASL or American Sign Language for us, and yep there are different versions of sign language depending on where you live!). Totally put myself out of my … More How can I learn sign language?
I’ve gotten loads of questions about Odin’s teachers and therapists and specialists, so I want to do a post introducing our amazing team!! There is so much work that goes into providing adequate language to children with hearing loss and ensuring they don’t fall behind. Griffin and I have been strong and determined advocates for … More Meet our team!
I haven’t gotten that exact question yet, but I have definitely gotten some interesting looks, and I’ve had several people ask questions about how it works. For those of you who are familiar with our hearing loss journey and for those who are not, this device is a cochlear implant! What you see are the … More What is that thing on your baby’s head?
Y’all…I don’t want to toot my own horn, but I cannot get over this picture of these two! Odin is 6 months old today, and now that he is SITTING I decided to do an upright shot and could not be more pleased with how sweet they are together! We still need to work on … More Odin is six months old!
I’ve struggled a lot with Odin’s hearing loss this week. Keeping up with hearing aids and batteries, narrating to him as much of the day as I can, feeling out of place at a mommy and me group full of hearing children who were happy and smiling while he was overstimulated and upset and tugging … More Hard time with hearing loss
I can’t believe 5 months has gone by so quickly!! My big guy is growing by the second it seems, weighing 20 pounds and in size 12 month clothing. Sleep continues to be a major challenge, but I hear that’s a sign of intelligence, so I’ll take it haha! His favorites right now are his … More Odin is five months old!
Happy 4 months to my chunky, handsome, sweet, red headed boy!! He is already moving into size 12 months clothing and is wearing size 4 diapers. Seems he either grows out of or has a blowout in all his clothes, so he’s been a challenge to dress. He has the most precious, flirty smile and … More Odin is four months old!
Our sweet boy is 3 months old today, and I am in utter disbelief at how fast the time has gone. I adore him even more with each moment, if that is even possible. He’s smiling big, flirty smiles now, talking to us in his language of coos, shows his emotions with his very expressive … More Odin is three months old!
YES!!! This big guy just slept through his MRI!! He needed one to check out all the structures of his ears to determine any additional causes of hearing loss, but if he didn’t stay still the whole time we’d have to have him sedated and repeat it. He’s not a great sleeper, and he HATES … More MRI – Feed and bundle for the win!
I can’t believe this big boy is already 2 months old…aaaand in 6 months clothes!! 😮😍😭 I have been so amazed watching him grow and change, and I absolutely adore every single smile, coo, eyebrow scrunch and kick. He is the most beautiful boy in the world to me, and I love him more every single day. … More Odin is two months old!