Category: Childfree

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...

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...

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...

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...