Monthly Archive: November 2014

The Freedom to Create

“I was across the street,” she says sheepishly, holding her paper cup of tea from another café. I order my decaf latte and we sit down outside. It arrives with a beautiful formation of...

At Least One of Us Is Happy

This testimonial was sent to me by Jane (not her real name), a sixty-four year old childfree woman who is struggling to find connection with people in her community. I appreciated her honest, straightforward writing. Thanks for...

The Urge to Splurge and Procreate

Someone told me once that she always wanted a baby ever since she was young. She spent countless hours volunteering with kids and babysitting them.  When she finally had one, parenthood turned out to be...

Without Any Regrets

Here is a guest post from Cheryl Janis, a woman who consciously chose to be childfree. She currently lives with her partner in Sebastopol, California. Be sure to check out her website for her business...

Keep the Adventure Alive

Today’s testimonial comes from Victoria (not her real name), 26-year-old single woman. Thanks so much for your submission! I come from a family of six kids (I’m #5) and the idea of having kids when...

Just Another Child Friendly Event

On Saturday, we were invited to a spontaneous child friendly barbecue located on a gorgeous property close to where we live. Our hosts had built a beautiful house almost from scratch. The person who...

Thirty-Five and On the Edge

When my mother was thirty-eight years old, she became pregnant with my brother. This was thirty-one years ago and technology was different back then. The doctors wanted to stick a long needle into her belly and...

Where Have All My Friends Gone?

When I was married, we had a social circle of friends which met often for movie nights, potlucks and spontaneous dance parties. One by one, many of the couples got married. And then like...