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A Childfree Not Goal Free 2019!

At this time of year, I find I am innodated with questions – What’s your resolution? What do you want for the new year? and my (actual) favourite – What’s your why? 387 more words


In Your Dreams

It has always come as a shock when I divulge to those

closest to me,

“I don’t want to be a Mother.”

I am stunned with expressionless faces and then finally the line; 669 more words

Mummy Martyrs

This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while but haven’t found somewhere there was a vast number of these women in one place – and yesterday I found it! 2,028 more words


Thoughts on (not) having children

Around the age of 25, when my life had somewhat stabilized after the turmoil of early twenties, I found myself thinking about the “baby question”. By then some of my friends and peers were already pregnant, just had a baby, were trying to conceive and/or were undergoing fertility treatment. 806 more words

An Open Letter to Women

To the child-free, the mothers, the hoping to be mothers, the worker bees, the homemakers, the single, the married, and the formerly married –

We see you. 52 more words


This is a movement!

I would love it if this life decision/lifestyle was regarded as more “normal” than it is now. Or at least as it is now in the United States. 116 more words

'Why I Have Zero Regrets About My Childless Life'

There’s an interesting piece in Time magazine by 57-year-old Stephanie Zacharek which I can relate to a lot. Zacharek was never wholly convinced about having children but found herself trying to conceive in her 30s in an attempt (I think) at ‘just in case’ parenthood: 425 more words