Childfree Choice Conversations

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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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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…
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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…