Posts Tagged ‘Family’
Rework Your Resolution
Hello! The Center for Family Building wants to help you achieve your New Years Resolutions! Please watch this video to give you tools you can use RIGHT now to prioritize and stay on track to hit your goals and download the corresponding worksheets by clicking HERE. And as always, please feel contact our team our…Read More
Last weekend I had the privilege of running a program called “Family Stories” at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center in New York City. It was a wonderful workshop. It included parts of our TIP TOP program for families who are built with the assistance of donor sperm or donor eggs or who…Read More
Getting Unplugged and Family Building
There is so much discussion in the media these days about excessive attachment to the internet and the importance of unplugging. So, what is the truth? Is it really bad for us? Maybe. In a Huffington Post article written by John Swartzberg, M.D., Chair of the editorial board for BerkeleyWellness.com, he shared his view that…Read More
A Little Valentine’s Day Advice For People Waiting for Their Baby
Energy flows where your attention goes. But not in the way you may think. When you have a problem, your natural reflex may be to focus on it more. That strategy works in a lot of areas of life. But not when you are trying to have a baby. We can control some things but…Read More
A weekly skype call may be good for you and your gestational carrier.
A weekly skype call may be good for you and your gestational carrier. I have been working in the field of fertility treatment for more than two decades and have been fortunate to be part of many gestational carrier and intended parent journeys. Many dedicated people put their hearts, and a lot of grit into…Read More
Give the gift of time
Give the gift of time and your children are more likely to give you the gift of willingness. Time is something we can not make more of. We take it for granted, and our children take it for granted, but whether we spend less or more time with our children can have a cumulative effect…Read More
The Holiday Season’s Biggest Grinch: Infertility
The holidays can be the happiest time of the year… or the saddest. According to the National Institutes of Health, there is a high incidence of depression during December’s holiday season. Hospitals report an increase in the number of suicides or attempted suicides during this time of year. Mental health professionals report a significant increase…Read More
Having a guide can make the journey so much better.
This summer I took a hike with a guide in the Grand Canyon. I wanted to go on a guided hike because I thought I could learn about the Canyon. Much like having a guide in a museum, I thought having a Grand Canyon guide would help me understand things about the beauty and creation…Read More
Being Your Child’s Advocate: When “Just Try Harder” Doesn’t Work.
Despite the ever-widening public understanding and acceptance of emotional or learning differences, it is still difficult for parents to accept their child’s limitations. For many reasons, we want our children to be “perfect” and so have an easier time in life. Of course, it is understandable that we, as parents, would rather not have to endure…Read More