Monthly Archive: November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. It’s the time of year where your boss will write a group email saying how thankful he or she is for a wonderful group of employees. And they are doing their...

Weekend Getaway in Nevada City

I’ve been doing some thinking and brainstorming about my blog and decided that I would like to include more fun stories, reviews, personal commentaries and anecdotes from my daily life. I don’t just want...

My Childfree Odyssey

Today’s guest post comes from Erin Sayer.  You can check out her website here.  Thanks Erin for sharing your story.  It’s good to remind ourselves how far women have come in their ability to choose...

Life as a Childfree Indian

I never set out intending to be childfree, but this is where my life has brought me. My friend created this wonderful site called Childfree Indian and I recently wrote a testimonial for it.  When...

The Atrocious Cost of Childcare

My mom took care of preschoolers for a living and then later in her career, she moved into the nursery room. It was full of squirming, crying, chubby babies and she had her work...

Why the Thirties are a Thousand Times Better

My birthday is today (yay!), so I’ve been unnaturally nostalgic and reflective recently. One of the things that I have been thinking about is how great it feels to be in my thirties. I’m halfway...

The Baby Tsunami

Jessica (not her real name) is one of the most social people I know. Once when we had lunch together in a downtown restaurant, we ran into her childhood babysitter as well as two...

Not a Conscious Decision: It Just Happened

This contributor named Helena (not her real name) lives in Slovakia, a country where not many people consciously choose to not have children.  Thank you for sharing your story.  I especially related to the challenges of connecting...

Fun with Fur Babies

When I encounter a lot of childfree people, I tend to see a common theme: complete and utter gratitude for the furry beings in their lives. Many people out there seem to really pour...