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Women are made for more than just babies

Subtle judgments and outward expressions of criticism can crush a woman’s spirit to a point they feel like they don’t belong. In my personal experience, I have felt oppressed, left-out, and judged more by women than by men. To date,…

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…

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…

Being Childfree as an Indian Woman

In several cultures across the world, family is regarded as a core central institution that plays a significant role in people’s lives and people are expected to regard their family, taking care of them and supporting them as their life’s biggest…
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I’m a married, childfree by choice stepmom

I remember the first time I felt peace in a social setting, on the heels of a response from a conversational and classy, older lady, who upon listening to me say, “being a mum is not a role I ever prioritized,” said simply, “good…

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…

The status of your uterus gets political

As a woman who is childfree by choice and has been fighting against judgment and criticism for being childfree my whole life, I am disgusted with Deb Frecklington, QLD opposition leader and her recent comments. As a woman, it is hard enough…

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…
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I am childfree and I just as busy as you mums!!

One of my pet peeves is people telling me I am not busy because I don’t kids! Ahh!!!!! I am not sure how mothers got the exclusive contract on the word busy? Someone, please tell me how their time is more important than mine? We are…