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

Four Words All Moms Need to Hear Today

Today is my 14th Mother’s Day as a mom and 41st as a daughter. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the role mom has played in my life. Yet it is difficult to select a Mother’s Day card. Every pre-printed message exudes a sentiment that may not sincerely reflect how I feel about this day. … Continue reading

What I Found In My 20-Year-Old Time Capsule

On April 19, 1995, I piled into the back of an old Chevy along with four other small-town newspaper reporters and made the 45-minute drive into Oklahoma City. It was dark when we arrived at the city’s downtown. The first thing I noticed was the enormous gaping hole of a federal building illuminated by floodlights. … Continue reading

Lipreading Mom Loves Your Ears

Lipreading Mom Loves Your Ears

With 2014 coming to an end and a new year ahead, Lipreading Mom wants to take a moment to celebrate your ears. It is too easy to hide our hearing aids, BAHAs (bone-anchored hearing aids) or cochlear implants behind hair. I did that for two years. But something encouraged me in 2014 to show off … 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