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2016 Choice Mom Top Tens

It’s a list-making day. I wanted to see what Choice Mom resources are most popular with our 9,000-plus visitors per month. Top 10 Podcasts It’s interesting to me that all three of our podcasts about home insemination are highly popular. The library currently has 51 podcasts. This ranking is based only on data collected by the…

A Valentine’s Day Story: 2016

It’s Valentine’s Day. For the occasion, I’m writing my first Choice Mom commentary in quite a long while. It’s been too long since I’ve been in deeper communication with the community. This seems a nice occasion to return. I’ve never been particularly holiday-oriented. Perhaps it was because our family used to juggle around Christmas dates to accommodate…

A Letter of Hope

This time of year is a struggle for so many. And for single women who long to start a family, particularly those facing the challenges of fertility over 40, it can be especially difficult. A woman wrote recently on the Choice Mom discussion board that she was giving up hope. She was unhappy about the…

2015 Choice Mom Survey Results

In its first day, we had almost 300 responses to the 2015 Choice Mom survey! In total, we had 538 women respond who are Trying, Waiting or Being a single mother by choice. (No questions on this one for Thinkers.) Here’s what we reported… Methods to Motherhood Ranking in order of methods tried (not necessarily…

Our Top 6 Choice Mom-friendly therapists

When you are feeling isolated, angry, depressed or confused about the Choice Mom path, the discussion boards have become a good place to vent and share. But sometimes we need someone who not only understands the Thinking to Being stages, but is specifically trained to talk with us about our emotions. Over the years I…