Love & Infertility: Survival Strategies for Balancing Infertility, Marriage and Life by Kristen Magnacca: A LaMothe Book Review
Posted Jan 30 2010 1:00am
Love & Infertility: Survival Strategies for Balancing Infertility, Marriage and Life by Kristen Magnacca is a must read for those experiencing infertility and are also noticing the toll it has taken on marriage and relationships. Kristen offers tips on dealing with stresses caused by infertility and offers suggestions and practical techniques to help couples to become better communicators. She reminds each of us that we are not alone and that we need to celebrate each victory and take time for ourselves. Not to mention the most important fact of all, that a couple is already a family no matter if they have a child or not.
Here is a little information about Kristen Magnacca from her bio located on Amazon.com:
Kristen Magnacca, is an author, speaker and consultant who over the last decade has had a wide range of experiences with both individuals and organizations. Kristen has developed the reputation as a valued resource and an expert on helping companies, individuals and couples clarify what matters most to their success and then creating the plan of action for achievement.
As a presenter, Kristen brings a unique message focused on distilling an extensive range of information into easy-to-use strategies. She speaks with candid insight and a well-developed sense of humor from her own personal life experiences.
Prior to founding her consulting practice, Kristen's entrepreneurial spirit helped her create Crickets Corner Learning Center. Over a 10-year period, she and her staff of 18, favorably impacted the lives of more than 500 children. Some of her best ideas were developed while interacting with a room full of 5-year olds.
In 2000, Kristen wrote "Girlfriend to Girlfriend: A Fertility Companion" followed in 2003 by "Love and Infertility: Survival Strategies for Balancing Infertility, Marriage and Life". Kristen has a passion for understanding the mind, body connection and has spent the last ten years investigating and learning about different mind/body enhancing modalities.
Kristen has appeared on the Today Show and testified before the United States Senate regarding the importance of the mind-body connection regarding fertility. In 2006, Kristen wrote "Everyday Certainty, Identifying Your True Life Plan" to bring her proven concepts to a broader audience.
Her work has been featured in both print and television media including The Boston Globe, Conceive Magazine, Women's World as well as FOXTV, PBS Health Week and Chronicle.
Kristen is Vice President and a Board Member for RESOLVE of the Bay State. She is a graduate of Westfield State College where she majored in education. She resides in the Boston area with her husband, Mark, and two children, Cole and Grace. Her favorite celebration ritual is dancing each night to 70's music in their kitchen after eating dinner.