Currently Browsing: Childfree

What in the World is Antinatalism? I Ask Antinatalists to Find Out

what is antinatalism?

What in the World is Antinatalism? I Ask Antinatalists to Find Out Just what is antinatalism? My first time hearing the word was while listening to a podcast, which podcast I, unfortunately, do not remember (UPDATE: Reader Marcus figured out that this is the interview I heard via YouTube as opposed to a podcast). However, […]

CONTINUE READING

What Makes A Woman A ‘Real’ Woman?

What Makes A Woman A 'Real' Woman?

What Makes A Woman A ‘Real’ Woman? When Serena Williams spoke with Stellar Magazine about awaiting the birth of her first child, things took an interesting turn. Williams explained to Stellar, “I am about to be a real woman now, you know? It’s going to be something incredibly impressive to go through.” Her tactless remarks […]

CONTINUE READING

Winning the Liebster Award – Childfree Blogger Recognition

Winning the Liebster Award – Childfree Blogger Recognition Many thanks to April of Travelling Wanderer for nominating me to receive the Liebster Award! Prior to this nomination, I only knew that this award was one for bloggers. I always thought it was neat to see people recognized for their blogging work but I didn’t foresee […]

CONTINUE READING

I Am Childfree But Mostly, I Am Human

I am Childfree But Mostly, I am Human

I Am Childfree But Mostly, I Am Human If you follow me on Twitter (which you totally should!), you will know about my new obsession with spoken word poetry. A few evenings ago I was watching and listening to poet after poet perform on the Button Poetry YouTube channel. Many of the poems evoked emotion […]

CONTINUE READING

The Obstacles of Modern Dating and Being Childfree

by: Meg of Debatably Dateable The Obstacles of Modern Dating and Being Childfree I know you’re supposed to have fun while dating but finding a life partner is no easy feat. Now picture modern dating and being childfree. Things become even more difficult- your dating pool shrinks in half. Then add in factors like age […]

CONTINUE READING

“Becoming Childfree” – A Guest Post on werenothavingababy.com

Becoming Childfree

“Becoming Childfree” – A Guest Post on werenothavingababy.com I’ve been absolutely LOVING contributor month. I hope you have too! In fact, I’ve been loving these guest contributions so much that I decided to contribute a guest post this month as well. We’re {not} having a baby! was one of the very first sites I came […]

CONTINUE READING

How Minimalism Relates to Being Childfree | By: Legally Minimalist

Childfree Minimalist

by: Legally Minimalist How can someone with children be a minimalist? How does minimalism apply to kids? Popular proponents of minimalism, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, are constantly asked these sorts of questions. But, I rarely hear the opposite side of the issue: How has minimalism impacted your decision about whether or […]

CONTINUE READING

Childfree by…Choice? – The Childfree Wife’s Story

by: The Childfree Wife I am 28 years old, married, childfree by choice, and a dog mum. I hate the term “dog mum,” but that is what I am. I’m completely obsessed with my dog. And no, she is not a substitute for a baby. I don’t know when or how I decided I wanted […]

CONTINUE READING

What Does it Mean to be a Woman Without Kids? – The Journey to Changing Public Perception

woman without kids

What Does it Mean to be a Woman Without Kids? – The Journey to Changing Public Perception by: Chloe Peacock I founded and manage The League of Fabulous Women (tlfw) in the UK. It’s a light-hearted community and style-conscious lifestyle network for women who do not have children either by choice or circumstance. It differs from […]

CONTINUE READING

Bad Childhoods, Dysfunctional Families, and Mental Illness: Reflections on HBO’s ‘Mommy Dead and Dearest’ From a Childfree Perspective

SPOILERS: This post contains spoilers from the HBO documentary ‘Mommy Dead and Dearest.’ My husband and I cuddled up on the couch on Saturday evening to watch Mommy Dead and Dearest, the HBO documentary about the murder of Dee Dee Blancharde and the accused, her own daughter Gypsy Rose Blancharde. Not the most romantic date night for […]

CONTINUE READING