During the process of writing “Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide,” I read a tremendous number of books about parenting, donor insemination, alternative family building and more. Now I’m selling some of those books to single women, researchers and thematic book collectors. They are listed in full as “Products” at Amazon under my Choice…
At long last — thanks to the diligent work of long-time Choice Mom community supporter Patricia Mendell, a New York City-based therapist, we have an even more extensive bibliography for non-traditional families than we’ve ever had before. She created much of this bibliography for our 2016 Choice Mom E-Book: LGBTQ Family Building. There is a tremendous…
For perhaps 10 years I have had a book on my shelf that sat quietly, waiting for me to pay attention. I don’t remember how it arrived, but I suspect it was left behind by a previous housemate who was a venturing spirit.
It’s been a very refreshing week. And coming home to this comprehensive review of my "Choosing Single Motherhood" book was a bonus.
At our recent networking event in Toronto, noted money management expert Gail Vaz-Oxlade offered in the raffle a copy of her book Debt-Free Forever: Take Control of Your Money and Your Life. Here’s an excerpt.
A woman with two young children wrote to say that a half-sibling of her kids was traveling to the U.S. from another country and wanted to meet, since the children shared the same sperm donor. The mother didn’t feel prepared to talk to her kids about how they were connected, yet didn’t want to miss the opportunity to meet.
There are many things I like about Stacey MacGlashan’s Choice Mom memoir "Just you and me, kid." One of them is the wonderful, honest detail she offers about the delivery process.
We love reading stories with our kids about non-traditional families. And we actively seek information about alternative family-building for ourselves. Here are recommendations.