Tag Archive for storybooks

BOOKS FOR SALE: Alternative family building and more

choosing single motherhood book cover

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…

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…

Creating Family Day

I recently received this idea from a Choice Mom about how we might celebrate all of our families — no matter the structure — with a new idea. Please feel free to share at your schools and through your social networks!

Meeting half-siblings

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.