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Nature V Nurture – why you are childfree?

There are many reasons for choosing to be childfree. I have explored many of these in the conversations and interviews I have had with the childfree women in the Childfree Happily Ever After community. Like me you might be childfree because…
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Living in a world that expects reproduction

We live in a pronatalist society. That is a fact! Since the dawn of time, the world has been centred around family. In case you were wondering what I mean. A Pronatalist policy is a policy introduced by the government to increase fertility…
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I never wanted the word mum on my CV

I was never one of those girls growing up who when asked what they wanted to be when they grew up said, “I want to be a mum”. I remember plenty of girls in high school saying exactly that. I saw that as totally lacking in ambition and simply…

Interview with star of the movie EGG - Alysia Reiner

A new movie has been made that showcases and challenges the childfree conversation. I was very honoured to be able to interview the star of the new film EGG - Alysia Reiner. I would recommend watching this and keen to hear your insights on the…
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What is The #BirthStrike Movement? And Why Are They Choosing to be Childfree?

I personally chose to be childfree because of my lifestyle preference. I never wanted to have kids or any of that life. But as I continue to live this childfree life every day and as I get to meet more men and women who decided not to have children,…
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Why does the media give so much page space to celebs having babies?

The covers of magazines are literally covered with news about celebrities being pregnant. I don’t understand why? When is the media going to stop putting motherhood on a pedestal? Why is this worthy of a cover or front page? So a celebrity…
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Hey mums, let your daughters make their own decisions and stop pressuring them for grandkids!

We are lucky enough to live in a world where we have choice. We are the first generation to have a real choice when it comes to our reproductive choices. Yes we can decide that we do not want to have children. Consider your grandmother.…
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Interview with Business Chicks CEO Emma Isaacs on having kids & running a global business empire

Did you and your husband discuss having kids before you got married? I wasn’t someone who knew her whole life that she wanted kids. I wasn’t overly maternal. When I met my boyfriend (now husband) of course we talked about it. We joked…