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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 a game-changer…
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…

Tocophobia is the fear of having a baby

Many of us childfree women choose not to have a child, hence why we are called childfree. Lol I do not like to look at pregnant, cannot stand seeing photos of their stomachs on social media and think the whole process is disgusting (not…

Why More Millenials are Saying No to Having Children

The assumption that girls will grow into women, get married and have babies is all around us. It’s in the books we read and the films we see. It’s in the expectations of our culture, and it’s even encouraged by our modern political regime.…

The Massive Environmental Impact of Children on the World

When it comes to talking about our environment, almost everyone has an opinion. I hear a lot of people zealously talking about climate change, the need the reduce our emissions, recycling, and all that stuff. But most often the issue of overpopulation…

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…
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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…
Tanya Williams - chief of everything

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…