Resources

EGUIDE on LGBTQ Families: Are the Kids All Right?

“It is commonly assumed that the more a family deviates from the norm of the traditional two-parent heterosexual family, the greater the risks to the psychological well-being of the children. But is this really the case?” — Susan Golombok, long-time researcher of non-traditional and LGBTQ families Years ago I had the pleasure of talking with students at…

Regional EGuide: Choice Moms in NYC

If you’re based in New York City, this is your resource for Choice Motherhood. Offering an expanding regional guide to Choice Moms in NYC is important. New York City continually ranks at the top of our readership at ChoiceMoms.org. So I’ve created a special section of tips and insight from experts in the area who are…

Choice Moms in D.C.

We’ve had several Choice Mom networking events in the Washington D.C. area. Including a 2016 National Zoo conversation on Father’s Day, when my teenage kids talked to a group of single mothers by choice about growing up without a dad. If you are looking for resources for Choice Moms in D.C., here are a few of the…

Non-traditional families: Video and Website Resources

As part of the extensive bibliography created by New York-based therapist Patricia Mendell, a long-time supporter of Choice Mom resources, this section lists videos and website resources she recommends for their stories and information for non-traditional families. Books for parents Books to share with kids VIDEOS “A Different Story” From the Donor Conception Network, 2003…

Books for Kids (Part 2)

one baby brought into the world by surrogate

Continuing our series from Patricia Mendell — storybooks to share with our kids. Krauss, Robert, Aruego, Jose, & Dewey, Ariane, Illus., Herman the Helper, It is the story of a young octopus who likes to help everyone in his family as well as others in any way he can from morning until night. Beautifully illustrated…

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…