For the past five years I had a sense that something was different about my experience with having and raising young children. I'd talk about my age a lot, much more than any time in my life. Was that unusual? Many women stop talking about their age after 30, 35 and certainly by 40.
Why did I feel the need to blurt out...
When is enough, enough? This question creeps in at different moments as you pursue treatment. Enough is a judgment that is weighed individually but has common thoughts and feelings. For many, enough is reached when treatment fails to provide the hoped for pregnancy and the doctor is saying there is little else to offer hope that treatment will yield a...
I care about my skin; after all being an actress makes you more aware of sun damage (haven't you noticed the flawless complexions of Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep?). I want to know what kind of sunscreen they use! My friend and cast mate Marcia Cross (another flawless complexion) turned me on to a French sunscreen called La Roche-Posay...
Have you seen Path2Parenthood's Infertility Awareness stamp! Boy, have we come a long way!
Fertility awareness on a stamp: talk about making strides in the shift in conscientious about fertility and creation.
I remember when…. (Do I sound like your parents?) We used to have to walk ten miles to school in a blizzard. Well, way back when - a...
Dawn Smith-Pliner Talks to Carolyn Berger
Carolyn: Can you give me a definition of "open adoption"? It seems to mean different things to different people.
Dawn: Open adoption is an adoption in which there is a relationship between the biological and adoptive family that includes the child.
Carolyn: How you create an open adoption so that the child...