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Choosing to be Childfree to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle

CHOOSING TO BE CHILDFREE TO LIVE A MORE SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE

guest post by: Emily of Conservation Folks Choosing to be Childfree to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle Buying a house, having a successful career, and raising children are all part of the classic American dream. While it may sound idyllic, it’s not always an option in today’s world. We currently have a growing population of […]

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Resolutely Childfree: Goals to Get There in 2018 (Part 1)

Resolutely Childfree: Goals to Get There in 2018 (Part 1)

Resolutely Childfree: Goals to Get There in 2018 Holy moly. It’s 2018! You may recall that I’m seriously not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. I’m a statistics person (despite being horrible at math — how’s that work?) and the numbers just don’t support the worthwhileness of resolutions. However, I do set goals. Is there a difference? […]

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The Revelation of Singleness: An Interview with Lilli of The American Spinster

The Revelation of Singleness: An Interview with Lilli of The American Spinster

This week, I had the opportunity to chat with Lilli, a fellow childfree woman and blogger. On her site, The American Spinster, Lilli tackles childfree-friendly topics like “Why Having Kids is Not a Retirement Plan” and “Top 10 Reasons NOT to Have A Baby.” Lilli also directs her attention to a demographic so often ignored in […]

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The “Price” of Childfreedom

The "Price" of Childfreedom

In countless areas of our lives, we are expected to calculate the risk/reward ratio. Starting a business is risky, but what of the rewards? Investing your hard-earned money in the stock market carries different levels of risk but the potential for amazing rewards are abundant. Getting married? That’s another area of weighing rewards against risks. […]

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Childfree or Childless: Does Terminology Really Matter?

Childfree or Childless Does: Terminology Really Matter?

I am childless but that’s not the adjective I’d use to describe myself. There’s no question that not having children is a big part of my identity. However, I like to think I’m more than just that. And, for starters, I like to view myself as childfree as opposed to childless. You, on the other […]

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Hiding From Halloween + Free Printable ‘No Trick-or-Treating’ Doorknob Hanger

Hiding From Halloween + Free Printable 'No Trick-or-Treating' Doorknob Hanger

October is somehow turning into November but alas, not before Halloween comes and goes. Being childfree during a very child-centric holiday is…interesting, to say the least. And it only gets more interesting in a small town. While some childfree people dislike kids, others do not, and while some people love Halloween, others do not. My […]

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Nine Things I Love About My Childfree Marriage

Nine Things I Love About My Childfree Marriage

October brings so many of my favorite things—cool weather, chunky sweaters, pumpkin everything, Colin’s and my wedding anniversary! October also means vacation in our household. You see, when my husband and I were on our honeymoon, we got to wondering why people only take one honeymoon. What prevents us from doing this every year? For many, the […]

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When Having It All Means Not Having Kids — Guest Post by The Childfree Wife

When Having It All Means Not Having Kids Guest Post by The Childfree Wife

When Having It All Means Not Having Kids by: The Childfree Wife In a time when being insta-famous is a legitimate career choice and being a feminist means being Superwoman, I can hand-on-my-heart say, “I am childfree by choice and I don’t have it all…by choice!” Yep, I do have tons of spare time, few […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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