The truth about limiting siblings

This topic has been discussed widely, within professional organizations, and in the media. The problem is that no one talks about the most pressing issue: tracking. Without understanding how each donation will be tracked, recipients may not be prepared for their future. Let me explain. For each sperm or egg donation there may be multiple…

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Inspiration and Greeting

Inspiration and a greeting

As we move towards the beginning of a new year, many people think about their New Year’s Resolutions. That’s a good thing, because, as Mel Robbins says, “your goals are no joke”. Before you plan your resolution, I recommend you watch this video. Be sure to watch through to the end: One of the things…

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2 important donor conception issues

2 important donor conception issues

For many people using donor conception to have a child, but particularly for those who have struggled with infertility, using donor conception to build a family can feel upsetting in many ways. Two of the main issues faced by many people are #1, the emotional difficulty of not being genetically linked to one’s child and…

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What does Sara Blakely have to do with donor conception?

What does Sara Blakely have to do with donor conception?

If you don’t know Sara Blakely, she is the inventor of Spanx. She created a company, now valued at 1.2 billion dollars, with five thousand dollars and determination inspired by an audio tape (yes back in the day) of Wayne Dyer declaring that anyone can be a “no limit person”. Sara regularly posts her ideas…

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Why Pride is important for you 🏳️‍🌈 ✌️

According to a Johns Hopkins study, people who had a family history of heart disease and also had a positive outlook were one-third less likely to have a heart attack (or another cardiovascular event) within five to twenty-five years than those with a more negative outlook. Does this mean you need to be chipper all…

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Do you focus on what you can control?

Do you focus on what you can control?

We all do it. Without even noticing it most of the time. We find ourselves aggravated, annoyed or frustrated. Then, after some time, we come to the conclusion that we spent a lot of time focusing on something over which we had no control.    You may say, “well Carole in accounting is annoying”, “my…

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The Equinox is a day for change

The Equinox is a day for change

It may feel like any other Sunday, but today is the Spring equinox. The Equinox is twice a year when both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere experience roughly equal amounts of daytime and nighttime. That is the scientific explanation. From a spiritual point of view, it is a time to make a change. So why…

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Happy almost spring

Happy almost spring

We had a really warm day where I live today and it made me realize that spring is on its way. The weather will turn cold again, but soon there will be more warm days and spring will finally be here! Just like the weather, we have personal seasons in our lives. We all experience…

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A helpful resolution for New Year’s resolutions

Many people make resolutions and then struggle to carry them out. How many people do you know who say, “I’m going to work out every week”, “I’m going to embrace healthy eating”, or even, “I am going to start fertility treatment”? These are all great and worthwhile ideas, but often resolutions are not carried through.…

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