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Have fun never being a real mum!

I remember the words, “have fun never being a real mom.” She didn’t mean them quite as I took them, but I do think she meant her words with all of her heart, at the time.  Being a step-parent is a role unlike any other, and possibly…

Success isn’t defined by motherhood

We have all experienced it. Celebrations around children and their lives are everywhere. Not only are there traditional baby showers but now they have a gender reveal parties and naming parties. Many kids have 3 parties in their honor before…

CHILDFREE MAGAZINE: A world first just for the childfree community

I am a dreamer! It has been 3 years since I launched, my book A Childfree Happily Ever After into the world and it got me thinking “well, what next?” Never one to be idle, I had this crazy idea of creating a magazine that was just…

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…

Nature V Nurture – why you are childfree?

There are many reasons for choosing to be childfree. I have explored many of these in the conversations and interviews I have had with the childfree women in the Childfree Happily Ever After community. Like me you might be childfree because…

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…

Why this young Zimbabwean man says NO to children (and had a vasectomy)

Guest Blog by Sean Mzwandile Sibanda  2020 for all its intended purposes and events has been nothing short of dramatic and memorable for me. I had known for a long time that I didn’t want kids but as a man based in sub-Saharan Africa, you…

National Dog Mum’s Day

The 2nd Sat in May is officially National Dog Mum Day. Yeh! If people with kids can celebrate their life choice, why can’t I celebrate mine? After all, that is what Mother’s Day is – a life choice! More and more women are choosing…
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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…
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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…