Yesterday, my son and I went to see both Rogue Squadron and Hidden Figures. Two movies we both were waiting to see for months! Little did we know what was waiting for us on the silver screen.
It’s the New Year and I want to talk a little about overcoming stress and anxiety in the workplace, while working with Hearing people….. Faith that things will get better is what keeps me pushing to do better and keep living life, but sometimes I have to hit “Pause” and step back.
A couple of weeks ago, I became aware of a young woman named Dr. Lampra Jones who holds monthly “silent dinners” in Atlanta.
No one ever said being a father was easy. In fact, I’ve found the challenges of fatherhood to be harder as a deaf father of a teenage hearing son. Now, let me be clear: I love my son. There isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for him if he needed it. I have been there since before he was born. And it hasn’t been easy, especially when I broke up with his mother. It was very painful time and full of adjustments, concessions and agreements… with disagreements sprinkled here and there. Still though, these are things many families deal with. However, as many deaf parents of hearing children will attest, when your child becomes a teenager and puberty rears …
It’s been a while since I’ve made a new post for D/T and we’re rearing to go with new content. But for those who are new here, allow me this introduction.
Today, we meet a man from across the pond (England), a reader of this blog and someone who contacted me, saying
One of the things I’ve had to get used to after getting my CI was learning about the things I missed out on when I wasn’t able to hear any longer. Everything from music to the sound of my son’s voice.
Dating can be tough, but what if you elect to date someone who is deaf or hard of hearing?
Hi all! We’re talking today with Daniel Ferron, the creator of the new documentary “My Life, My Story, My Tourette’s”.
I’m sure for all fathers-to-be, the prospect of actual fatherhood is both a joyous and scary proposition. As well it should be. But it was fraught, for me, with worries that my son would experience some of the same pains I did by inheriting my Tourette’s or become deaf.