Irene Celcer, MA, LCSW, is a mental health professional who holds graduate degrees in psychology from Universidad de Belgrano, holistic psychology from Antioch University, and social work from Yeshiva University. A regular guest on CNN, she has also conducted presentations for health professionals, psychologists, social workers, teachers, parents, and the general public. She specializes in several areas including parenting, infertility, and third party reproductive assistance, and has extensive professional expertise with eating disorders, body image perceptions, and women's issues. Ms. Celcer maintains a private practice in Atlanta, Georgia, where she works with individuals, couples, parents, and children. You can learn more at icelcer.com. Horacio Daniel Gatto is an internationally recognized illustrator and graphic designer. His award-winning children's illustrations have appeared in many publications and several national exhibitions. Mr. Gatto is a member of the Argentine Illustrators Association and the Argentine Illustrators Forum. He presently makes his home in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
"Irene Celcer does a phenomenal job through her level of thoughtfulness, love and understanding. I truly was left with a warmhearted feeling of joy. This book offers an insightful look into non-traditional family structures with a tremendous amount of care to the understanding of the child. It also affords families an opportunity to begin the conversation with their child in an intelligent and meaningful way."--ALVIN HUNTSPON / Community Advocate for LGBTQ+ Youth"Irene Celcer's books take on the task of helping parents from different kinds of families explain to their children where they come from and what makes them a family. She does this with clarity and sensitivity as she helps families celebrate themselves."---LINDA WEISKOFF, LCSW, BCD / Director, Heartwork Counseling Center"Irene Celcer's books speak to the changing and diverse picture of families today. Her books resonate with families, offering a heartwarming look at different ways individuals become a family. The stories are told with warmth, and express the sincere desire and effort in fulfilling dreams of becoming a parent. These books are important for parents, doctors, schools, therapists, and libraries to have on their bookshelves."--SHUBHA SWAMY, LPC / Founder, Novo Psychotherapy