I love love love the new Beauty and the Beast movie. One of the best parts, of course, is the Beast’s library, so I wrote “Belle Would Be Enchanted by These 10 Lovely Libraries in Hotels” for USA Today 10Best.Read All Entries
When I told my dad Cochlear was sponsoring this post so I could share his story, he was thrilled.
You see, my dad had a cochlear implant nine years ago at the age of 79. He had lost all hearing in his left ear after being exposed to extremely loud noises – the kind many of us are exposed to regularly – on a couple of occasions.
Back in 1964, a mechanical sound from an amplifier during a show rehearsal at the high school where he worked affected the hearing in his left ear to such a degree that he hasn’t used that ear when he talks on the phone since then. [Read more…]
As parents, our greatest hope for our children is that they have the opportunity to live their lives without limits. We celebrate each developmental milestone with a mixture of joy and relief.
But what happens when you suspect something is wrong and your child is not hitting those milestones?