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3 tips to overcoming the challenges of being a childfree step mum

As I shared in a previous article as a childfree step mum, I received a lot of judgment from mums who couldn’t quite place me in a category as my situation was different from theirs. The early part of my childfree, stepmom journey was rockier…
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Have fun never being a real mum!

I remember the words, “have fun never being a real mom.” She didn’t mean them quite as I took them, but I do think she meant her words with all of her heart, at the time.  Being a step-parent is a role unlike any other, and possibly…

Success isn’t defined by motherhood

We have all experienced it. Celebrations around children and their lives are everywhere. Not only are there traditional baby showers but now they have a gender reveal parties and naming parties. Many kids have 3 parties in their honor before…
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So childfree people are the problem in society??

This week I was told that because I was childfree, I was a cancer on society and people like me are everything that is wrong with the planet. (jaw drop). Yes, that is verbatim. Let me share the backstory and explain more. There are elections…

Responsibly childfree

Responsibly childfree I am Childfree by choice but that does not mean I have no responsibility. Why do society want to create a picture that if you are childfree you are running footloose and fancy-free through a field of flowers without…
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The Selfless Parent v Selfish Non Mum

I am so sick of the word selfish being synonymous with childfree people. Why am I called selfish when I am simply living a life of my choosing? Yet a parent is selfless even though they too are living a life of their choosing. The assumption…
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Childfree travel can be hard for 1 reason….

Holidays are the best. I love getting away for work and play, experiencing new things, and seeing the world There is only one problem. Having to travel with other people’s kids. We have all experienced it and even parents don’t like…
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The ‘baby fantasy’ promise

Mums I am calling you out! I am not a mum. Never wanted to be and was never sold on the idea in a way that made it sound remotely appealing to me. I never understood the baby fantasy. This idea that you’re going to have this perfect…

How mums and childfree women can co-exist happily!

I am all about the C-word – CHOICE! All women should do what is right for them and their life. This is why I understand that having friends with kids can be like a subtle dance at times. Many of my long term friends have children and I will…

Creating my own version of a Childfree Gender Reveal party

If you love seen the news recently you will likely have seen the article about a massive bushfire brining our of control that was caused by a gene Der reveal party mishap. As a Childfree woman, I am so over the constant gratification and…