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How I Turned My Non Travelling Year of COVID into a Positive Life Changing Experience

I love adventure. I have a wandering soul and thrive on meeting new people, seeing new places, and learning new things. My partner and I often take off on spontaneous weekend adventures in our van, going to concerts, distillery hopping, and…
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The Childfree Uprising

As you know, I love to share the childfree stories of women around the globe. One reason I do this is to show all childfree people that you are not alone and that everyone has a different story or reasons for being childfree. There is no…

Why do I have no children you ask?

I’m not sure when I realised that my childfree decision was just about fair game for everyone to comment on but I am now 49 and realise that I will always have to have that awkward conversation when I meet people for the first/second time….…

My childhood abuse is why I don’t want kids now

Guest Blog by Kristina Marinelli.  I’m child-free-not-childless, it’s a decision I made in my pre-teens; I quit expressing my desire to be child-free after many negative comments by multiple people or the “Child-Free Bingo.” I’m…

Why this young Zimbabwean man says NO to children (and had a vasectomy)

Guest Blog by Sean Mzwandile Sibanda  2020 for all its intended purposes and events has been nothing short of dramatic and memorable for me. I had known for a long time that I didn’t want kids but as a man based in sub-Saharan Africa, you…

How “lucky” childfree people are right now?

The world is obviously a different place right now, a place nobody expected to see in their lifetime. I would argue that one of the biggest changes many people are dealing with revolves around all of the changes and responsibilities that…
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Don’t worry you’ll change your mind when you meet Mr Right

‘Don’t worry you’ll change your mind when you meet Mr. Right’. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard this pearl of wisdom throughout the years. I’ve known for quite some time that I don’t want to have children. It’s…

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…
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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…
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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…