Tip of the Hat to Great Childfree Women in History

Seeing how it is Women’s History month, let’s give a nod to some awesome childfree women of history.

Starting with the subject of Molley Peacock’s most recent biography of artist Mary Delaney, others include:

Amelia Earhart, Annie Sullivan , Karen Blixen

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Reporting Back:January 2011 On-the-Ground Question

The January question: What childfree and related topics would you like to learn more about and discuss on this blog in 2011?

Check out what people said:

The February question:

Childfree dating: What stories and wisdom do you have about finding childfree people to date?

The Childfree Went Mainstream in 2010–Really?

Lisa Hymas of Grist did a recent piece on how having no children by choice went mainstream in 2010–as much as I’d like to,  I can’t agree with her. Sure, Oprah in her recent interview with Barbara Walters finally talked a bit more than in the past about her choice not to have kids. Sure, some other Hollywood types have spoken to it… Continue reading “The Childfree Went Mainstream in 2010–Really?”

Oprah Finally Talks about No Kids

Last night I caught Barbara Walters interview with Oprah. Along with dispelling silly rumors that have been floating around that she is a lesbian, I was pleasantly surprised that she talked about why she never had kids.

In 2000 I came so close to being on Oprah…The reason she ultimately did not have me on her show when Families of Two came out? I was told that she decided she did not want to talk about why she had no kids. She has said that the girls at her African school are her kids, but has not said much personally about it over the years. But last night she did give a few details….

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On Childfree Renee Zellweger and Those Writing About Her

In the November edition in Harper’s Bazaar UK, Renee Zellweger is not only looking great on the cover but she speaks to not wanting kids in her interview.  She says that motherhood has never been an “ambition” for her.  Think about the use of the word “ambition” when it comes to having a baby.

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The Real Sex & the City Celebrities–Kids or No Kids?

Lisa Hymas of grist.org did a post on how Sex and the City is the greenest movie of the year  because the lead character Carrie, even though she does not realize it, exemplifies a greenish lifestyle — she has no car, does not travel much, and most importantly she is childfree. Continue reading “The Real Sex & the City Celebrities–Kids or No Kids?”

Childfree Celebrities: Where Are They?

For awhile now, in the tabloids and popular magazines that follow the stars, so much of what we’ve seen has to do with who is pregnant, who is having another child, and slews of pictures of Hollywood babies, babies, and more babies! Then just recently Ah! we hear from Rachael Ray and why she does not have children.

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