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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…
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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…

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.…
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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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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…

I'm childfree because the lifestyle is awesome

I recently went to a new hair stylist, and over the three hours that we spent together while she colored and cut my hair, she never asked me about kids. We discovered that we are the same age and had great conversations about shows and bands…

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…

How motherhood is portrayed in the media

I grew up with strong female role models on TV. With shows like Ally McBeal, Melrose Place, Dynasty, Dallas and Murphy Brown and trail blazers like Mary Tyler Moore and Lucille Ball in the sixties and seventies. Not to mention Buffy, Wonder…