Parenthood versus Childfree Part V

And last, the fifth area from Alison Cameron’s article, “Do children really make us happy? Alison Cameron compares parenthood with a childfree life” from Sydney Australia’s, The Sun Herald.  The last one:  Sense of Purpose.

From the article: Everyone needs meaning in their life and, in 2006, Florida State University found parents had ..

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Laura Carroll, Childfree Choice

Parenthood versus the Childfree Life Part I

A contributor to this blog forwarded an article to me recently that appeared in Sydney, Australia’s, The Sun Herald. It did not appear online.  It’s titled, “Do children really make us happy? Alison Cameron compares parenthood with a childfree life.” Author Alison Cameron spoke to Australian parents, the childfree, and looked at international research to find out who are the “winner and losers,” parents or childfree, in five different areas.  The next five posts will take each area one at a time.  First, the quoted content from Cameron’s article.  The first area: Money. Continue reading “Parenthood versus the Childfree Life Part I”

Childfree Wisdom continued…

Staying on the theme of you younger adults with dollops of childfree wisdom, I ran across this video by Courtney. While she could use a tripod, she is “fired up” about exchange between a mother and her 13 year daughter. Check it out- Continue reading “Childfree Wisdom continued…”

Who Make Good Parents?

The same sex-marriage court case continues to bring out great points that the public needs to be more educated about.  On Jan 15, the focus was on the gay/lesbian parent issue. Many of us already know that gay and lesbians make just as good parents as heterosexuals. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Michael Lamb, chairman of the Dept of Social and Developmental Psychology at Cambridge University England testified that more than 100 studies have found that… Continue reading “Who Make Good Parents?”

New Study Says 20-Something Men Want Babies — Now

The Huffington Post’s Laura Stepp did a piece about a Guttmacher Institute survey of 1,800 18-29-year-olds, that showed 53 percent of men and 52 percent of women  said that “if circumstances allowed it, they would love to have a baby right now.”  Two-thirds of those over 25 gave this answer. The study also showed that… Continue reading “New Study Says 20-Something Men Want Babies — Now”