Life in lockdown - a reflection from a childfree woman

It is a beautiful day for the last day of March. The sun is bright and warm, so proud and generous in a blue and cloudless sky, to the great delight of the feline members of our household. Daylight savings time just happened in our part…

We will have children someday, wont we?

My decision to be childfree hasn’t always been clear cut. Before I got married, my husband and I talked about having children many times. Each conversation always ended the same way, we would have children “someday.” We were never…

Women are made for more than just babies

Subtle judgments and outward expressions of criticism can crush a woman’s spirit to a point they feel like they don’t belong. In my personal experience, I have felt oppressed, left-out, and judged more by women than by men. To…

When I knew I didn’t want children

  I clearly remember the moment I had the life-changing realisation that I didn’t have to have children. I was enjoying a peaceful walk on a beautiful spring day in London. When the thought came to me it was so liberating and became…
Childfree Travel

The Growing Demand for Childfree Flights

Hotels and resorts have long acknowledged the need for offering adults-only options for childfree travelers. But airlines have never seemed to pick up on this trend. Not until the past decade. The growing demand for childfree flights…

But who will take care of you when you’re old?

  “But who will take care of you when you’re old??” is one of the questions that people ask me when I tell them that I’m childfree. It’s also a question I’ve asked myself before. I don’t believe for one minute…

Being Childfree as an Indian Woman

In several cultures across the world, family is regarded as a core central institution that plays a significant role in people’s lives and people are expected to regard their family, taking care of them and supporting them as their life’s biggest…
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I’m a married, childfree by choice stepmom

I remember the first time I felt peace in a social setting, on the heels of a response from a conversational and classy, older lady, who upon listening to me say, “being a mum is not a role I ever prioritized,” said simply, “good…
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What I learned from reading Mum blogs

Guest Post by Veronica Martin Veronica Martin is a Seattle-based lifestyle blogger who likes kitties and dresses with pockets I’m not exactly sure how it happened, but somehow I found myself being that childfree person who follows mom…
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Redefining the word ‘family’

Throughout time and across the world, the concept of “family” has traditionally signified as being a core ‘unit’ that lays a firm grounding and foundation of the future of us individuals.  Families are said to be founded upon a…