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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’

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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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'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…

Marriage and babies – is that all there is?

Once upon a time, there was a young girl who had grown up listening to fairy tales where the women is rescued by the man of her dreams, lives happily ever after with a brood of kids. Oh please!! It dismays me to see so many girls and young…

Why are all the conversations around balance, focused on women juggling career and kids?

As another International Women’s Day approaches, I want to talk about the topic of work/life balance. It seems fitting given the theme for 2019 is #BalanceforBetter The question I want to ask is why are all the conversations around balance,…
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Market to women (NOT just mums)

Marketing to women is not a new thing. Women have been marketed to for many years. However, the focus when marketing to women seems to be making a huge assumption that all women are mums. First big mistake!! Not all women are mums NOR want…