A recent article in the Life/Parent section of The Toronto Star took on a topic we’ve been seeing more of these days: motherhood regret. This article, “Mothers not alone in regret over having children” speaks to one of the most central pronatalist myths that all too often drives women to have children. Continue reading “Pronatalism’s Impact on Motherhood Regret”
Some new numbers from a Pew Research Center (PRC) FactTank article got me pondering. It states that “Millennial women (those born from 1981 to 1997) accounted for about eight-in-ten (82%) U.S. births in 2015.” Now that is a high percentage. Continue reading “Millennials & Wanting/Having Kids: Discussing the Numbers”
an Amazing 2017!
I recently had the opportunity to talk about The Baby Matrix with Catherine Savini and Beverly Army Williams of MotherShould?, a site for those who are or have been on the fence about motherhood. Check out the interview: Continue reading “Talking Pronatalism & The Baby Matrix on MotherShould?”
Nina Steele, who runs nonparents.com, recently asked me to do a featured post on her site about The Baby Matrix. Read it here as well:
Discussing pronatalism as well as the childfree choice involves the busting of myths. What else has myths that surround it? The upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Check it out: Continue reading “Busting Myths: This Time – Thanksgiving Myths”
Reading the recent article, “The New Science of Single People” published on nymag.com’s Science of Us got me thinking about what lifelong single people have in common with the childfree: it revolves around being subject to myths. In her informative piece, Jesse Singal discusses “common cultural scripts” about marriage versus staying single. Cultural and social ‘scripts’ pertain to the childfree choice as well. Continue reading “Chewing on Myths Single People Face”
Michael Cook has an interesting article on bioedge.org: “Let’s fight climate change with population engineering.” Yes – “population“engineering.” What is it? Check it out. Continue reading “Scholars Talk Pronatalism and Population Engineering”