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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!

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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