Thrilled to have a feature article in the 1st issue of Childfree Magazine!
A big thank you to Tanya Williams, author of A Childfree Happily Ever After,
for spearheading this effort.
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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”
Rebecca Traister’s recent piece on The Cut, “Our Fury Over Abortion Was Dismissed for Decades As Hysterical,” hits hard and directly as what we must do to fight for our reproductive rights in this time of aggressive abortion ban attempts, which ultimately seek to overturn Roe v Wade.Continue reading “The Childfree, Rage, and the Fight to Keep our Reproductive Rights”
I sure love that we are seeing more pieces like this one: “Would you give up having children to save the planet? Meet the couples who have.” While all people don’t “give up” having children, I do like that it discusses the larger picture of bringing another biological child into the world. Continue reading “Procreative Ethics, Pronatalism, and the Childfree Choice”
With the rise in articles and posts about being childfree these days, I especially appreciate those that give good summaries of the childfree decision. Take the recent post, “Why Many Millennials Have Decided To Be Childfree (And That’s Okay)” by Liz Greene on peacefuldumpling.com. Continue reading “At the Heart of the Childfree Decision”
Valentine’s Day brings to mind one of the many bennies of being in a childfree relationship: because the childfree don’t have kids, they have more time to devote to their relationships. Continue reading “Childfree Love: Making Every Day Valentine’s Day”