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Auntie Sara

I have been an aunt since the age of two. That is right, two years old. My siblings happen to be significantly older than me. I have nine biological nieces and nephews and additionally five step-nieces and nephews. 649 more words

Random Thoughts

Not a mother. Just a woman.

Today, I came across a scientific study from 2017 that my Facebook feed decided to revive for some reason. That study departed from the analysis of the reactions of individuals from all over the US to voluntarily child-free people. 1,240 more words

Parental Guidance

I was exhausted from a long day at work. I made a stop on my way home to pick up some carryout for dinner. I stood by the counter waiting for my order, Then I heard it: the sound of a child talking to his mom. 2,437 more words

Life

It's easier without children

Most people are looking for an easy life, so they take the path of least resistance.

And that’s OK.  Not everyone wants to be rich. Not everyone wants  1,852 more words

Financial Independence

A year later - tubal ligation

Today marks year since I got my tubes tied. It’s been a journey for sure. I want to reflect a little bit on how it changed me and the reception I have gotten in the past year. 1,339 more words

Keep It Weird...

So I figure the best way to let you get to know me better would be through a proper introduction.

So this is me…

Sarah, 35 years old, married for the third time (yeah we can get into all that later), childfree by choice and by chance, and living in Austin, TX with my amazing husband, Adam and our two cats Macie and Lucy. 410 more words

Austin

thoughts and feelings on my recent surgery

This will be a relatively personal post about my recent surgery and the events that led up to it.  I feel like it’s kinda important to share this because there are definitely other women out there dealing with a similar decision and all the feelings that go along with it.  1,737 more words