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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…

World’s First Childfree Magazine

Anyone that knows me, knows when I set to mind to something, I am a force to be reckoned with. That is why I am so excited about bringing the world’s first Childfree Magazine to life. My Mission:  To unite a global childfree community…
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The Childfree Uprising

As you know, I love to share the childfree stories of women around the globe. One reason I do this is to show all childfree people that you are not alone and that everyone has a different story or reasons for being childfree. There is no…

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…

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…

Why do I have no children you ask?

I’m not sure when I realised that my childfree decision was just about fair game for everyone to comment on but I am now 49 and realise that I will always have to have that awkward conversation when I meet people for the first/second time….…

My childhood abuse is why I don’t want kids now

Guest Blog by Kristina Marinelli.  I’m child-free-not-childless, it’s a decision I made in my pre-teens; I quit expressing my desire to be child-free after many negative comments by multiple people or the “Child-Free Bingo.” I’m…

Life in lockdown - a reflection from a childfree woman

It is a beautiful day for the last day of March. The sun is bright and warm, so proud and generous in a blue and cloudless sky, to the great delight of the feline members of our household. Daylight savings time just happened in our part…

We will have children someday, wont we?

My decision to be childfree hasn’t always been clear cut. Before I got married, my husband and I talked about having children many times. Each conversation always ended the same way, we would have children “someday.” We were never…

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…