This is a follow-up to a post I wrote a while back, called Pulling You Out of the Shadows. I was caught off guard by the outpouring of responses to that post, which made me feel, perhaps more than I have before or since, profoundly connected to you, readers. 955 more words
It has been a year since I first created Babble Onwords. This piece has always been, in my eyes, the most important account I've written of my life as the mother of a deaf child. I promise more new material is on its way, but, for now, I'm re-posting this one.