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Maria Drut-Davis: Winner of the 2014 Lifetime Childfree Contribution Award

This year the Selection Panel voted to give a Lifetime Childfree Contribution Award to a very special member of the childfree community: Marcia-Drut-Davis. 

International Childfree Day

Book Recommendations

Following the advice of my awesome support group leader, I am gathering as much information as I can about all of my options and listening to my gut feelings as I read.   473 more words

Motherhood Above All?

This piece was first published in this month’s issue of India Currents magazine. Weigh in–I’d love to hear your thoughts!


Amidst all the chatter and marketing gimmicks that make up Mother’s Day celebrations, I came across a quote by Ralph Lauren, which said, “My wife Ricky has accomplished so much in her life, but being a mother has always come first.” In this seemingly simple sentence, a globally-renowned fashion icon and figure of our times placed a giant emphasis on motherhood, simultaneously outranking his spouse’s other accomplishments as a human being. 990 more words

Writing Out Loud

I hate kids. But "you were a kid once too". Here's what I have to say about it.

I read this comment on facebook and I wanted to do this blog for the longest time.

“I understand not wanting to be a mom BUT to “hate kids” ? 321 more words

Infertility...you are a big bitch!

For the past few days I have been feeling a little cranky…correction a LOT cranky.  I knew Aunt Flo’s visit was coming soon even though there is always that “maybe” she won’t come hope but I knew she was about to arrive with her cramps, bloating and wanting to eat everything that isn’t nailed down.   626 more words