Over the years, childfree couples have contacted me for advice on writing their wills. I am no expert, but do have my own experience and know how many childfree people have created theirs. I recently saw the piece by Rebecca Chamaa on businessinsider.com, “My husband and I don’t have kids, so we asked ourselves 10 questions to decide who to include in our will,” which has a list of great questions to consider for those without kids. Let me briefly comment on them, and add a couple more of my own:Continue reading “Writing Your Will When You Don’t Have Children”
May it be your best year yet!
At the end of 2012, I put out an informal poll asking this question:
How accepting is society of the childfree choice?
I asked people to choose one of the following statements that best reflected their opinion:Continue reading “The Numbers: 2019 Childfree Poll Results”
Deadline was December 24th! Stay tuned for results!
When it comes to the acceptance of the childfree choice, where do you think we are in the evolution of social change?
At the end of 2012, I put out a poll asking this question.
Read about the results of this poll Here.
Help Take the 2019 Pulse
I want to take the pulse on this question again.
Whether you are childfree or not, weigh in with your opinion!
Deadline December 24, 2019!
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and answer just a few questions!
As this year comes to a close, it’s time to talk 2019 childfree trending!
I’ve researched and tracked the childfree choice and those who make it for 20 years now, and can say that in the past year, online and everywhere the childfree community has continued to grow. This choice continues to be talked about more than ever before. Childfree trends we’ve seen this year include:Continue reading “Looking Back: 2019 Childfree Trending”
Postscript to my post on the November 18th screening:
It was a Great Night!
Great news! Maxine Trump’s documentary film, To Kid Or Not to Kid, is opening in theaters this month! In the LA area? Starting November 15th, the film will be at the Laemmle NoHo7 theater for a week! On November 18th, I will be there moderating the post screening Q&A. I am on the Advisory Board for this film and must say, don’t miss the chance to see it!Continue reading “November 18th LA Theater Screening of the Film, To Kid Or Not To Kid ~ What a Great Night!”
I sure remember loving Halloween when I was a kid. I loved figuring out my costume and carving a scary pumpkin.I had no clue of the roots of this holiday, and I bet that’s the case for most kids today. Of course I loved being able to run around the neighborhood with friends, stopping at every house to add to a growing bag of candy. It was rare for a house to be dark – as in no one was home – so we would not ring the front door bell, and yell “trick or treat!” there.
Continuing from Part I, “How Forced Birth Laws Reflect One Belief about When Human Life Begins,” we need to talk more – and loudly – about the nightmarish costs that will come as a result of these laws.Continue reading “The Nightmarish Costs of Forced Birth Laws On Us All”
This is Part I of II on discussion of issues behind and impacts of forced birth laws:
With the recent wave of anti-abortion laws in America as a clear attempt of anti-abortion proponents to reverse Roe v. Wade, kudos to the public radio program, Here & Now, for recently addressing a cornerstone of these laws that human life begins at conception. The episode, “What Science Says About When Life Begins” weighs in with science and features an interview with Scott Gilbert, a biologist and emeritus professor of Swarthmore College and the University of Helsinki.Continue reading “How Forced Birth Laws Reflect One Belief about When Human Life Begins”