Stop telling me my childfree life is empty & meaningless!!

As a childfree by choice, 48-year-old woman, I have never had one ounce of regret around my choice. I love my childfree life and live a very fulfilling existence. I have two businesses, travel the world, have 3 dogs, keep fit, have a social…

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. She…
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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’

Guest blog by Shweta Ramkumar   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. …
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Mum bullying – it is real!

As a Childfree woman, I have experienced what I consider to be ‘mum bullying’. Or maybe we just call it ‘childfree bullying’. Two sets of rules usually applied - one for mums and one for me! The reason why I wrote my book A Childfree…
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Misconceptions about being Childfree

Anyone that knows me, knows I am all about the C word – Choice! I am advocate for women (and men) to be able to make choices in life that are right for them and for making your own rules. One thing that really pisses me off is when people…
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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…

I am sick of the word ‘mumpreneur’

OMG I am so sick of hearing the word mumpreneur! Come to think of it I am sick of all these stupid categories being set up and just adding the word ‘preneur’ on the back end of it. I don’t understand how being a mum and running a business…

Stop putting mum in your title in workplace environments

I went to an event about 18 months ago, not long after my book A Childfree Happily Ever After had launched. It was a professional women’s workshop, so the focus of the day was all about your business and finding ways to grow and develop. Like…

I'm childfree because the lifestyle is awesome

Guest Post by Veronica Martin Veronica Martin is a Seattle-based lifestyle blogger who likes kitties and dresses with pockets I recently went to a new hair stylist, and over the three hours that we spent together while she colored and…