I recently had the pleasure of being asked to be a guest on the childfree online forum in Israel called, “Women Who Don’t Want Children.” As part of this experience, I had the opportunity to meet Orna Donath, an author of a recently released book, Making a Choice: Being Childfree in Israel. I interviewed her about her book and being childfree in Israel. Continue reading “Being Childfree in Israel: An Interview With Israeli Author Orna Donath”
Recently I ran across an interesting idea by blogger Jane Arizona—instead of characterizing those who knew early in life they did not ever want kids as “early articulators,” how about we call them: “Childfree by Orientation.” Continue reading “Beyond Being Labeled an Early Articulator”
It does not seem fair to just do a post on the biological urge and the ticking clock for women without also including guys…Do men experience any kind of “urge” that is similar to what many women talk about? Continue reading “Taking on the Biological Clock II: The Guys”
Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud Show did a piece on “As We Are: Childfree.” Tiffany Lee Brown, a writer and artist, was a guest on the show, and told an interesting story about her experience of the biological clock. She decided not to have children in her 20’s, mostly because she felt that living an artist’s lifestyle would be incompatible with parenthood. But at about 40, she says she got “slammed” by the biological clock.