You Got Your Sperm Where? Newsweek Article

How could I not read an article that...more

Branches of Our Family Tree: The Daddy Dilemma

It happened the other day. A simple life moment that made me realize that after all the research I put into donor sperm, artificial insemination and IVF, I had not figured out what to do about the "Daddy Dilemma." I'm pretty annoyed at myself that I haven't figured this out. I know W's creation story. I know how to explain, "this is how you came to be in my life." But one day (and wow, it looks like it will be soon), W will come to me and ask if he has a Dad. I am not ready. At all....more

Blog Hop: Dollars and $ense of Family Building

This project started with a debate that I facilitated for the Open Adoption Examiner about potential adoptive parents using billboards to connect with expectant parents considering adoption....more

Knowing the way you talk to and teach your sons, I am betting that the question won't come out ...more

BeautifulPeople.com's New Sperm and Egg Donation: Uglies Finally Allowed!

It's easy to point out the flaws in BeautifulPeople.com's gamete donation plan, matching attractive egg donors or sperm donors with attractive recipients in order to create uberattractive babies: (1) it's disgusting and shallow and rude, (2) it reduces people to a set of physical features disregarding all other qualities, (3) strong chin trumps math skills. ...more

My husband's comment was "what's attractive at 20 isn't necessarily attractive at 40 or ...more