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My Letter to the Pre-Special Needs Mommy Me by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A good friend of mine posted this video for parents of special needs kids  on my facebook wall recently.  As I watched it, I was struck by a couple of things.  First was the ... Read on »
Liam's Left Ear Implant Is Scheduled-After Agonizing Over Choices by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I've tried to write this post a dozen times over the past couple of weeks, but just couldn't do it. Every time I'd sit down to even think about it, I'd just start to cry.  O ... Read on »
Little Miracles by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness One of my favorite parts of having kiddos with some special needs is that things that would just be ho-hum suddenly turn into little miracles.  In the past couple of ... Read on »
Just Plain Happy by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness My children amaze me every day. Whether it's some stunt they've pulled that's so insane that no one else on the planet could have thought it up, or coming up with so ... Read on »
CJ's Blessing Day-Deafness is Their Gift by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Every now and then, someone will see CJ and Liam with their hearing devices and make a sad face or say something well intended like, "Oh, I'm so sorry. It must be so hard." ... Read on »
Stuff My Deaf Kid Can Do by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I've been thinking about this a lot over the past several months. Quite often, someone will see CJ or Liam do something and say, "Wow! I didn't know a Deaf kid could do that ... Read on »
I Tried Something New...And it Worked. by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Last week, I posted the following on my other blog A little over a week ago, a good friend called and asked if she could send me some essential oils to try. She swears the ... Read on »
Even Snowmen Can Be Super Heroes! by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness One of Liam's favorite things to do at school is artwork. He comes home with piles and piles of masterpieces. I wish I could keep them all, but they don't make storage u ... Read on »
This Kid Can Party! by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A couple of weeks ago, Liam got a birthday party invitation from a little boy in his Sunday school class. This is all new territory for us because Liam has never been invite ... Read on »
Liam's Left Ear by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Liam on his October field trip to the pumpkin patch with his class I think I blogged about Liam's right ear when we implanted it last year. He has little ... Read on »
It's Time by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I had sort of given up on my blogging after Raelyn's fund raiser (she has had her surgery, by the way, and it was VERY successful!!!!) because...well...I can't think ... Read on »
The Final Totals and Updates (Miracles Really) by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Our Shearing for Hearing event is done and I think it's safe to call it wildly successful.  We raised just over $2,000 with our paypal account that is attached to the Donate ... Read on »
Shearing For Hearing-The Updates by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We are making tremendous progress toward our Shearing for Hearing event here in our area. I'm beyond humbled when I go out into the community looking for donations for the a ... Read on »
Shearing For Hearing-It's Really Happening!!! by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We are making leaps and bounds progress in getting Raelyn's cochlear implant.  Let me share some of the amazing things, we currently have 1. A Sponsor!!!  A local orthodont ... Read on »
My Big Brainstorm - "Shearing for Hearing" by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness This is Raelyn. Can you help me help her hear? Every now and then I get a brilliant idea. I'll be honest. It doesn't happen all that often, so it's worth ... Read on »
The Climax Theater by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness One of my favorite things about CJ is his excitement and zest for life. One of my other favorite things about him is the funny way he hears things and is just sure he heard ... Read on »
All Hail Liam, the Dictator! by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Well, ever since Liam has been on his medicine, we've noticed something very unexpected: an explosion of language.  It's a nice surprise, but it also highlights the fact tha ... Read on »
Well, We Tried it And... by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I posted last week about a really hard choice I had to make on Liam's behalf.  The discussion surrounded the fact that Liam was really having a hard time controlling his imp ... Read on »
Sometimes We Have To Make Hard Parenting Choices by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness You know those days when you wake up and you just know exactly what you need to do about something that has been weighing on your mind and you really don't like the answer? ... Read on »
The Hard Stuff by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness CJ has beaten the odds.  On so many levels, he's a success story that will be told for years to come.  He's such an odds beater (is that even a word?) that his case has been ... Read on »