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Take 40 Percent Off My Book’s Purchase Through December 13

Friends – To celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, the publisher of my book, Confessions of a Lip Reading Mom, is offering a 40 percent discount off the book’s purchase through December 13. At checkout, please enter the discount promo code CHRISTMASSAVE. Click here or copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://www.crossrivermedia.com/portfolio/confessions-of-a-lip-reading-mom/gallery/nonfiction/Continue reading

I’m Still Here

For those of you who have supported this blog over the years and to those who have newly joined, I want to say thank you. Over the past year, Lipreading Mom has transitioned from a weekly blog to, um, an every-four-months blog. I can make lots of excuses for the delay in posts as of late, … Continue reading

Hello to More Lipreading Mom

Friends, Let me clarify my earlier post about the days of being an author and speaker coming to an end. While I won’t continue to hammer away at books or actively accept writing and speaking assignments, I will continue blogging. LipreadingMom.com is not about being an author or speaker. It is a connection with other … Continue reading

The Three ‘C’s of Being a Working Mom

Blog friends, it has been several weeks since I last posted—and with good reason. Need a hint? It begins with a ‘J’ and ends with a ‘B.’ My J-O-B keeps me busier than I have been in 12 years. For the past decade, I paused my work life to become a stay-at-home mom. While that … Continue reading

Lipreading Mom Is Going Back to School!

Friends – Many of you have supported the Lipreading Mom blog since the beginning in 2011. Some of you have more recently come along for the ride. For all of you, I am grateful. Therefore, I wanted you to be the first to learn that I will be returning back to school very soon. I will be … Continue reading

When You Call Me a Hurtful Nickname

This week, a child who I don’t know very well called me a hurtful name, ‘Deaf F—–‘ (Rhymes with Maggot).’ Instead of staying upset at him (he later apologized), I wrote “The Power of a Name.” You are welcome to share this with anyone you think it may help. THE POWER OF A NAME Before … Continue reading

How Robin Williams Taught Me to ‘Seize the Day’

Twenty-five years ago this summer, I sat in a packed Texas movie theater with a high school friend. The movie was Dead Poet’s Society, and in it, the late actor Robin Williams’ character teaches Literature at an all-boy’s prep school in the 1950s. To engage his students who had been previously taught to embrace conformity and … Continue reading