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”
In the first edition of Childfree Magazine, I have an article about how to live your best later-in-life years, childfree style. In this interview, magazine founder Tanya Williams and I talk about the article, the pronatalist “so who will take care of you when you are old” comment childfree people so often get, and much more. Check it out!Continue reading “Check out my interview with Childfree Magazine founder, Tanya Williams”
What a year. Like in years past, I have closely watched childfree trends in 2020. To start off my latest end-of-year childfree trending piece, how can we not start with the pandemic.Continue reading “Looking Back: 2020 Childfree Trending”
Guest Post by Brit McGinnis
“There will be a baby boom after coronavirus, and they will all be first children.”
This quote has been circulating the Internet since mid-March, and unfortunately the source has been lost in the ether. But parents and non-parents alike have echoed this sentiment: quarantine with children in the mix is a friggin’ nightmare.Continue reading “COVID & Childfree Does Not Mean Stress-Free”
Check out my latest guest appearance on World Population Balance’s excellent podcast Here!
World Population Balance is in the midst of fundraising for a campaign called One Planet One Child, which seeks to educate and promote smaller families as a powerful strategy toward a sustainable population. In this podcast episode, we focus on One Planet, NO Child as an important strategy to this population stabilization goal.
I encourage you to help support this endeavor!
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!