World Hearing Day 2021

Today is WORLD HEARING DAY and I’m spending a little extra time focusing on the hearing Hunter HAS instead of what he is missing. It’s also the perfect day to share Hunter’s hearing journey and an update on his diagnosis. Hunter’s hearing journey December 2016: Hunter had a perfectly normal evaluation from an audiologist. IContinue reading “World Hearing Day 2021”

Social Media. Is it worth it?

You wanna know something? I never wanted to build a platform on social media. Let’s face it. Social media is a scary place! There are trolls, the mean people that lurk behind their screens and say really rude and hurtful words. You can easily fall into the trap of comparison. Have you seen those perfectContinue reading “Social Media. Is it worth it?”

Mourning With Those Who Mourn

GUEST POST by MELISSA TURNEY Rosalie and I met in Russia back in 2006 while volunteering for the International Language Program. We were immediately knit together, convinced that despite our different upbringings, we were kindred spirits on the same path. Both of us were engaged to be married upon arriving home from our adventure. WeContinue reading “Mourning With Those Who Mourn”

Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?

Last week, I was a guest on a podcast and within twenty four hours of it airing I received an unexpected message on Instagram. “Was your son treated at Loma Linda Children’s Hospital?” She then proceeded to tell me that when she first started her job as an X-ray tech, she remembers assisting in aContinue reading “Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?”