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Spotlight on Childfree Books: Pride and Joy: The Lives and Passions of Women Without Children

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Pride & Joy: The Lives and Passions of Women Without Children  by Terri Casey is a collection of interviews with 25 women from different backgrounds and of different ages, all of whom chose not to have children. Although I’ve done other posts on childfree books before, this was the first of the Read more →

Spotlight on Childfree Books: Why Don’t You Have Kids? Living a Full Life Without Parenthood

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After I’m Okay; You’re a Brat, the next childfree-related book I read was Why Don’t You Have Kids? Living a Full Life Without Parenthood by Leslie Lafayette. I picked this book up because it was one of the few books in the USAREUR (US Army Europe) library system about not having Read more →

Run It Up the Flagpole…Day: The Childfree Friday Link Party [My Post: Why Talk (or Write) About Being Childfree?]

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Run It Up the Flagpole… Day: The Childfree Friday Link Party I recently discovered that January 2nd is “Run It Up the Flag Pole and See if Anyone Salutes Day”. That expression reminds me of this song which includes the line “When I feel a bit naughty, I run it Read more →

Spotlight on Childfree Books: I’m Okay; You’re a Brat

Around the time I decided I didn’t want to have kids, I went in search of childfree-related books. I found that the selection is slim. On Amazon, a search for “childfree books” will return just 85 results as of today. Taking out “books” and searching “childfree” in the books category Read more →

Deciding to Be Childfree: 24 Reasons for My Choice (Part 2)

Last time, I shared the first 12 reasons in the list I came up with to help me decide whether to be childfree or have children. Today I’ll share another dozen. Again, they’re just in the order I came up with them, not in the order of importance. 13. My Read more →

Deciding to Be Childfree: 24 Reasons for My Choice (Part 1)

While I never specifically wanted to have children, I used to assume I would eventually. When exes brought up kids and I balked, I figured it wasn’t the right time or they weren’t the right one. When I got married and my husband would talk about kids in the future, Read more →

Introducing Childfree Corner: What It Will Be & Why I’m Starting It

On this day in 1973, the National Organization for Non-Parents (NON) had a ‘Non-Parents Day’ on which they named a female and male Non-parent of the year. This year, childfree writers and bloggers Laura Carroll (on whose site I first read about this day), Marcia Drut-Davis (whose memoir I recently Read more →

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