Entitled Mom Demands Deaf Girl SPEAK Instead of Sign - Playdates CANCELED! 😠

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🙋‍♀️ Hey there, Facebook fam! Get ready for a wild ride of a story that's sure to get your emotions fired up! 🔥 As a proud mama of two amazing 7-year-old girls, one deaf and one hearing, I've always tried to do what's best for them. 🤟 But when a new friendship with a neighbor girl takes a dramatic turn, I find myself questioning everything! 😱 Buckle up, because this tale is full of twists, turns, and some serious mama bear instincts! 🐻💪

🏫 Two Daughters, One School, Different Abilities

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🎓 A School for All: Sign Language for the Win!

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🏠 Location, Location, Location: Choosing a Home with Purpose

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🔒 Lockdown Leads to New Friendship

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👩‍👧 Meeting Lily's Mom: A Clash of Beliefs

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🤦‍♀️ Trying to Help, but Met with Anger

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🙅‍♀️ Expertise Ignored: A Frustrating Conversation

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🩺 No Need for Medical History: A Parent's Choice

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🤝 Lily Learns to Sign: A Friendship Blossoms

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😞 Embarrassment at Lily's House: Pressure to Speak

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🚫 No More Visits to Lily's: Setting Boundaries

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🙅‍♀️ Enough is Enough: Ending the Friendship

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🤷‍♀️ Discrimination or Protection? A Mother's Dilemma

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❓ Seeking Advice: Should the Friendship Continue?

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🚨 Neighborhood Drama Alert: Deaf Girl's Friendship Fiasco! 🚨

Well, well, well... looks like this mama bear 🐻 found herself in quite the predicament! 😱 When her deaf daughter's new friend, Lily, and Lily's mom started causing some serious drama, she had to put her foot down. 🦶💥 From Lily's mom yelling at her for letting the girls learn sign language 🤟 to Lily herself trying to force her daughter to speak 🗣️, it was a mess! 🙈 In the end, mama bear had to make the tough call to end the friendship. 💔 But now, Lily's mom is accusing her of discrimination! 😲 Can you believe it?! Let's see what the internet has to say about this wild situation... 👀

Supportive comment and agreement with NTA verdict. 👏

singing_stream | singing_stream

Deaf girl's mom preaches forcing speech and undermining parenting. NTA.

oceanfullof | oceanfullof

Refusing to let daughter play with girl whose mother prohibits sign language 🙅‍♀️

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Mom demands deaf girl speak; NTA stands up for boundaries. 💪

Water_Lilly_A | Water_Lilly_A

NTA. Lily's mom is ableist. Respect for sign language needed.

KittySnowpants | KittySnowpants

Deaf girl's mom not obligated to cater to entitled parent's demands 😤

ThelmaHorse | ThelmaHorse

Defensive commenter expresses sympathy for deaf child's situation. NTA.

purpleit11 | purpleit11

Movie recommendation for deaf girl situation. NTA 👍

ozzieinsanjose | ozzieinsanjose

Supporting parenting choices and calling out entitlement 👏

VickTron | VickTron

Debating the accuracy of the clickbait title with no conclusion 🤔

stardust0219 | stardust0219

Respecting parenting choices is important. NTA handled it well 👍

crayzk4t | crayzk4t

Deaf girl's mom stands up to entitled mom's bullying tactics 💪

Kettlewise | Kettlewise

Supportive comment defending parent's choice to not force speech. 🤟

SantaGay | SantaGay

Using sign language is not a crutch, NTA. 👏

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Protecting Deaf daughter from bullies - NTA 👏

zippykaiyay | zippykaiyay

Teaching sign language is beneficial. Entitled mom is manipulative. NTA.

banansplaining | banansplaining

Respectful parenting decision sparks agreement among commenters 👍

blueskittless | blueskittless

Curious about communication, supportive of parent, critical of entitled mom.

BeatingsGalore | BeatingsGalore

Standing up for their child against a bully parent. NTA 💪

MeringuepieMoth | MeringuepieMoth

Demanding a deaf child speak instead of sign? NTA draws line 🙅‍♂️

songintherain | songintherain

Adopted NTA empathizes with deaf girl, shares painful experience.

PaleMarionette | PaleMarionette

Deaf girl's mom tries to force speaking, NTA stands up 👏

unknowntoastie | unknowntoastie

Navigating playdates with a deaf child and an entitled mom 😠

SensitiveAutistic | SensitiveAutistic

Stand up for your child's rights and educate the entitled mom 💪🏼

BeautifulWorking6 | BeautifulWorking6

Protective instincts kick in - why trust entitled mom? 🤔

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Deaf daughter deserves better, Lily's mom is insufferable. Additional info requested.

bill_end | bill_end

Prioritizing children's happiness: NTA comment promotes friendship over obligation.

GrWr44 | GrWr44

Supportive comment, encourages learning ASL with no replies.

Pink_Monkey_World | Pink_Monkey_World

Empathetic commenter calls out entitled mother's ego in exclusionary behavior. 🙏

RoyallyOakie | RoyallyOakie

Pushing opinions on kids like religion - NTA wins 🙌

MennionSaysSo | MennionSaysSo

Deaf community solidarity against Oral Schools and entitled parents. NTA 👏

zippyzeal | zippyzeal

Respectful parenting choices should be honored. NTA 👏

Spirit_Falcon | Spirit_Falcon

NTA. Lily's mother is ableist and forcing conformity. Your decision is right.

iheartyourpsyche | iheartyourpsyche

Support for deaf girl and suspicion towards Libby's parents.

vaguelyambiguous1 | vaguelyambiguous1

Delusional mom accuses discrimination, avoid leaving kids with her 😱

Smooth_Fee | Smooth_Fee

Deaf girl's friend's mom demands speech, OP NTA. Ridiculous entitlement.

chrisnada317 | chrisnada317

Learning sign language is beneficial and should be taught in schools. 👍

schux99 | schux99

NTA! You're raising well-rounded children. Keep doing it right! 👍

Aviendha3711 | Aviendha3711

Respecting boundaries is crucial in any relationship. 👍

NYCnole | NYCnole

Breaking the silence: combating the stigma around being deaf. 👥

ThatSapphicBanana | ThatSapphicBanana

Heartbreaking story of deaf discrimination and archaic thinking. 😢

skywalkera420 | skywalkera420

NTA calls out entitled mom's narcissism and nasty behavior 😠

Piercedbunny | Piercedbunny

Teaching sign language has many benefits, NTA handles situation gracefully 👍

tomtomclubthumb | tomtomclubthumb

Mom stands up against bullying, cancels playdates with entitled mom.

re_nonsequiturs | re_nonsequiturs

The surprising ignorance around sign language and deafness 🤔

ayshasmysha | ayshasmysha

Mom bans sign language for deaf girl, commenter says NTA

stefiscool | stefiscool

Deafness and poverty - a perspective often ignored. 🤔

Harleequinn93 | Harleequinn93

Choosing a CI and respecting language choices - NTA! 👍

Legal-Ad-321 | Legal-Ad-321

Deaf community disproves entitled mom's outdated thoughts on sign language 👏

Emilia_S | Emilia_S

Supporting the NTA verdict, but questioning the deaf culture ignorance.

Pistalrose | Pistalrose

Mother shames deaf girl for signing, playdates canceled. Commenters support.

littlepinkgrowl | littlepinkgrowl

Deaf child's development shouldn't be stunted, NTA stands firm 👏

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Discrimination accusations and professional expertise shut down entitled mom.

Korrin | Korrin

Heartbreaking situation for the little girl, majorly ableist mom 😢

childlesswinemom | childlesswinemom

Exclusion because of deafness is not okay. 👏

Pence-Fly-8990 | Pence-Fly-8990

Defending ASL and understanding a child's behavior. 👏

OptimistConfuse | OptimistConfuse

Deaf person defends Lily's right to communicate as she chooses. 👏


Standing up against ableism in playdates 💪

Flaky-flamingoes | Flaky-flamingoes

Deaf girl's safety compromised due to entitled mom's demands 😠

flamingobay | flamingobay

Deafness is not a curse. Sign language is a language. NTA.

FearlessWillow9069 | FearlessWillow9069

Defending a bullied deaf girl: NTA, entitled mom is trash 💯

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Support for parent's decision to cancel playdates with entitled mom 🙌

Nomadic-Weasel | Nomadic-Weasel

Deaf child's mom demands speech, cancels playdates. NTA highlights issue.

rowenaravenclaw0 | rowenaravenclaw0

NTA, OP. Keep loving your child and giving him/her the best life possible. 👏

whomenow1313 | whomenow1313

Learning ASL doesn't stop you from speaking ✌️

enbyembroidery | enbyembroidery

Setting boundaries for a child's behavior, NTA 🙌

TankShotsFire | TankShotsFire

Teach kids that Lily's mom's behavior was wrong, not just 'no playdates.' 😠

CrowEnvironmental511 | CrowEnvironmental511

Mom forces deaf child to speak; commenter sympathizes. #NotTheAsshole

RowyAus | RowyAus

Cutting toxic people out of your life - NTA 👍

ConsistentCheesecake | ConsistentCheesecake

Parental differences can affect kids' friendships - NTA comment.

Eladiun | Eladiun

NTA. Setting boundaries to protect your children from harmful ableist attitudes 👏

miasabine | miasabine

Different parenting values affect child's communication. NTA wins.

sreno77 | sreno77

Defending Lily's right to sign and standing up to entitlement 💪

KnightofForestsWild | KnightofForestsWild

Putting daughters first, NTA cancels playdates with entitled mom.

helendestroy | helendestroy

Standing up for child's right to sign, not speak. 💪

CharmingSeat6364 | CharmingSeat6364

Parent of disabled child supports OP, condemns Entitled Mom's behavior.

ittybittymomma | ittybittymomma

Ending contact with discriminatory parent is best for your child 👍

Bangbangsmashsmash | Bangbangsmashsmash

Cutting ties with toxic mom and daughter - NTA parenting done right! 👏

l3rambi | l3rambi

Supportive comment applauds parent for raising bilingual child. 👏

yourcuppa_t | yourcuppa_t

Breaking down prejudice - children can learn from each other! 🙌

Ando13131 | Ando13131

Deaf community division is saddening, NTA for protecting daughter 😢

icecreampenis | icecreampenis

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