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Staying True

How yoga REALLY helped me through infertility


I’ve gotten back into the Jason Bourne movies as of late. That I’m a glutton for action films featuring loner male protagonists is something for which I have no explanation. 2,522 more words


"I'm having a glorious life: I don't have children"

Perfect Responses for Why They Don’t Have Kid

In a classic Seinfeld episode, Elaine sits surrounded by friends with kids as they accost her with the… 991 more words


Is It "Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed" Not to Have Kids? Meghan Daum on Her New Book About Childlessness

What is disarming about the new anthology Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision NOT to Have Kids, edited by writer Meghan Daum, is how novel it feels. 717 more words


Echoes in the hills of Allihies.

When my children were babies I dreamed of a day, many years in the future, when I would enjoy a weekend away without them. I watched others with older children and imagined their easier lives. 624 more words


On Not Having Children: Childless, Child-Free or Freak? #MondayBlogs #childless

I am the youngest of my siblings: a brother 3 years older than me, and two sisters, 11 and 13 years older.  I didn’t grow up with babies.  1,315 more words

Essay Writing

I Used to Be Happily Childless

My baby Todd will be 7 months old tomorrow, and I still can’t get over how much he’s added to my life and my marriage.  I know it sounds cliché, but my heart really does overflow with love a thousand times a day.   1,245 more words


I Can Barely Take Care of Myself - Jen Kirkman

This is not so much an book review as it is a conversation. A conversation I was too scared to have on my own so I’m using… 768 more words

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