As we approach Mother’s Day this year in the U.S., I am inspired to quote childfree icon, Gloria Steinem. Her 2016 Facebook post is right on:Continue reading “Mother As Verb, by Gloria Steinem”
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!
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.