Friday, August 23, 2013

Great News!

Hello Everyone!

Yesterday I received in the mail the most awesome gift.  As you all know I have been waiting to hear back from AG Bell on the application I put in for a scholarship so that I can stay at Pennview Christian School.  Yes!  I received a very generous scholarship from the organization.  AG Bell is an organization that helps the hard of hearing and deaf communities.  I will be staying at Pennview!!!!!  This means the world to me. 

Yesterday was also orientation at Pennview.  I met my teacher and saw some of my new classmates.  Mrs Smith is very pretty.  I am anxious to start second grade.  I was also happy to see some of my friends were going to also be in my classroom.  We have 15 kids in our class counting me.  The room is carpeted and the shades in the room are room darkening so I wont have a problem with sound or visual needs.  I watch the teachers face very closely while she talks.  I am a listener with my implants as well as my eyes.

Today I will be paying it forward in celebration of my scholarship from AG Bell.  I wrote out 6 little (pay it forward) notes and put my sticker on that goes on my buckets.  We already paid it forward twice today and are looking for 4 more lucky people.  Our first stop was at Dunkin Donuts in Pennsburg.  The second one was at Starbucks in Quakertown.  Lucky for me the gentlemen at Starbucks didn't have a huge bill.  I hope these lucky people are excited and maybe some day pay it forward also.

See  you all Monday for my first day of school picture.

Lots of Love!


Wednesday, August 14, 2013

So Much To Do!

Boy oh boy are we busy here at Morgan's Magical Ears!  We have so much wonderful stuff going on.  I am mainly posting this for our own benefit of remembering.

School starts in 1 more week.  My Mom met my teacher last week.  Her name is Mrs Shawn Smith.  I hope I didn't make her to nervous when she found  out she was getting the cute little deaf girl in her classroom.  My teacher from last year was also in the meeting and she was giving her little pointers so she wouldn't be too scared.  It isn't that hard though.  I take care of my own implants at school.  Very seldom do they need attention but when they do I am capable now.  Even though I hear very well with my implants I will still always be deaf.  Because of that God gave me gifts such as my other senses are very fine tuned.  I am an awesome lipreader!  I didn't have to learn that, it just happened.  I am a visual person and am always watching your faces when you talk to me.  So, that being said let me see your pretty color eyes and don't be looking at  my magnets instead of me!  Mrs Miller explained to the new teacher that if her blinds are pulled on a sunny day that I can see her better without a glare from the sun interfering.  When I listen to people and miss a word my brain will be trying to fill in the blank of the word that I missed and because of that I have missed the next part of what you are talking about.  Get it????  I am a good advocate for myself in asking a teacher or friend to repeat themselves but its easier if they are aware of how my implants work.  Pennview did an awesome job making sure my FM/Soundfield was labeled when they had to return it to the intermediate unit.  Hopefully, that will go smoothly and it will be sent back to Pennview in September this year.  Last year I was without the soundfield for the better part of the year.  When we did get it, it didn't work properly at first.  Here is to a new year though!

I am going to be starting dance classes in September.  I tried this once before but I only had one ear at the time.  It was too hard.  All that tapping going on didn't allow me to hear instructions very easily.  I am now older and have two implants.  I know this is going to be so much fun! 

We are doing a fundraiser in September.  My Aunt Becky has designed Morgan's Magical Ear's t shirts.  We are in the middle of getting prices on them from different screen printers and hoping we get them to print this week.  We are also selling funny cakes at our upcoming community days on September 6th.  I am hoping we raise a lot of money with the Tshirt sales and the funny cakes.  I was talking to my Mommom last night about my future goals with my buckets.  I told it I would love to see EVERY child leave CHOP Chalfont with a Woofi puppy.  That puppy is the most popular thing in the buckets and the kids all just love him dearly.  Even after they are better.
More exciting things are happening with Woofi but I will post that at a later date.

Love to All!
Morgie Porgie pumpkin pie, kissed the boys and made them cry.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Smiles are Worth a Million Words!

Since we have created an email address for Morgan's Magical Ears, we have had the pleasure of seeing a few kids with their Woofi Puppies.  Its been so wonderful hearing their stories and we thought we would share.  If you got a Woofi bucket from CHOP please share with us at

I wanted to take a moment to thank you and your family for the time spent to bring joy to children at CHOP. My son Isaiah went to CHOP today for surgery, that was a little more than about an hour. He was thrilled when he woke up and the nurse gave him the bucket you maid. To make a long story short, the stuffed dog you placed in that bucket has been with him from the time he got it to now, as I walked into my room to go to bed I found him asleep with the dog by his side.

I wanted to share this moment with you to show you that the work you do means a lot to the kids and their families. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help, it will mean a lot to me knowing that I can make a difference in a child's life.

P.S. attached you will find a photo of Isaiah asleep with the dog.


Dear Morgan,

My name is Ryan, I am 2 and a half years old and yesterday, on August 5th, I had surgery at CHOP.  My surgery wasn't a big one like yours (we read all about your ears and you are very brave!), but I am so little that it was a little scary and hard for me to understand.

Once I felt well enough to go home, my wonderful nurse Karen handed me one of your Woofi buckets and I smiled for the first time since waking up from the surgery!  I could not believe all of the great things in the bucket!  I held my Woofi dog the whole way home and now I sleep with him in my bed. 

My mommy, daddy and I wanted to say thank you SO much for making me smile and feel better after my surgery!  Nurse Karen said it was a very special little girl who brings the buckets to make kids like me happy, I think you are very special, too!

Attached to this e-mail is a picture of me hugging my Woofi dog!  Will you please e-mail back to let my mom and dad know how we can make a donation to you so that you can make some more buckets for other kids?

Thank you!!!  :)

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Woofi and me kind of day!

Can you believe this picture????  Yes!  It's me and Woofi.  Like the real true life Woofi.  You might ask yourself how on earth does Morgan get to be with the real Woofi.

Well, this is the story.  As you might guess I know the owners of Woofi business quite well.  My Mom and I have become friends with them.  Everytime I make a bucket drop off they donate the hardcover Woofi books to go along with the donation. I am so appreciative of their generosity.  A couple months ago they were looking for some kids to do a photo shoot.  I love the camera as you can tell so it fit me perfectly.  Today  I get there and it isn't just a photo shoot as you would think.  We are having an awesome day shooting a video for the 2014 Vacation Bible school program.  This will be sent to churches when they are deciding what to choose for their Vacation Bible school theme next year.   I am playing the part of the grandchild.