I recently stumbled across this article “Midlife Ramblings: What I Don’t Get About My Childless/Childfree Young Friends.” I was frustrated by the patronizing way in which it was written so I felt compelled to write a response. The article is written in a typical ‘holier than thou’ way. It’s literally all the nonsense that childless […]
As a childfree woman I am often regarded as an abnormality of sorts. Though the trend of smaller families, or no children at all, is growing- women who don’t aspire to motherhood are still often looked down on. I’ve analyzed the reasons for this and I think most people just assume I (and other women […]
I’ve written before about why it’s unfair to leave the burden of care taking on your offspring (When I get old…living the childfree life). However I haven’t actually written about why working a child into your retirement plan is not a good plan. A conversation I had the other day inspired me to write this […]
WOMEN CAN HAVE IT ALL!! How many times have we heard this phrase uttered and seen it printed in magazines and across websites and blogs. I know I’ve seen it a lot. But the truth is, it just doesn’t resonate with me. Before you start slaying me in the comments let me clarify, I’m not […]
I don’t care if my child is a boy or a girl as long as it’s a healthy puppy.