The title of the recent opinion piece in the New York Times Sunday Review, “Motherhood Isn’t Sacrifice, It’s Selfishness” sure caught my eye. Was Karen Rinaldi going to get into pronatalism? Sort of… Sacrifice and Glorification Out of...Show More Summary
Review by Melanie Davis As an author, I looked forward to receiving my copy of Scratch: Writers, Money and the Art of Making a Living. The truth is, unlike most professions, the exchange of money and value of service in the writing world is kept largely undisclosed. Show More Summary
Anna Goldfarb, writing for the New York Times, shares her experience of people asking "intrusive" questions about her childfree status after she married her boyfriend of many years. Most of us who are childfree have experienced thisShow More Summary
I can describe this book with these two words: fascinating and disturbing. Why do people spend hours and hours gaming? On Facebook? Obsessed with Fitbits, unread emails, or people on Instagram? In Irresistible, author Adam Alter answers these questions and more. Show More Summary
Each year on International Childfree Day (today!), the winners of the Childfree Man and Woman of the Year are announced. Here are this year’s winners and their nomination submissions. Ladies first: 2017 Childfree Woman of the Year Krystal Brown is from Norfolk, Virginia, and has known she did not want children since the age of sixteen. Show More Summary
The recent piece, “Do You Have Kids,” by Jeannette Cooperman on projects.stlmag.com in part lays out what “14 women of various races, careers, backgrounds, and belief systems, all married or as-good-as, with the resources to raise a child should they choose to” contemplate as reasons women decide not to have kids. Show More Summary
When I married my first husband (I was about 25), we decided we didn’t want children. I’ve never regretted it. I’m so happy I don’t have kids. I wasn’t willing to spend the money or give up my job. It was the perfect decision for me, and most people I know that made the same […] The post I’m So Happy I Don’t Have Kids appeared first on Why No Kids.
Know an amazing childfree person? It’s time to nominate him/her for the 2017 Childfree Man/Woman of the Year! Here’s How: How to Nominate click Here Check out last year’s winners… How did this start? Check it out! The post TODAY is the Nomination Deadline for the 2017 Childfree Man and Woman of the Year! appeared first on Laura Carroll.
by Brittany Brolley In the introduction of Bad Feminist: Essays Roxane Gay writes, “I openly embrace the label of bad feminist. I do so because I am flawed and human.” Bad Feminist As a bad feminist, she admits to dancing along to music with misogynistic lyrics. Show More Summary
If you have someone in mind that you’d like to nominate for 2017 Childfree Man / Woman of the Year, do it now! Deadline for Nominations is July 22nd Nominate him/her HERE! Winners will be announced on August 1, International Childfree Day! The post 10 Days to Go! 2017 Childfree Man/Woman of the Year Nomination Deadline: July 22 appeared first on Laura Carroll.
On the fourth of July, the United States celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which to date, happened 241 years ago. Two days before, on July 2, 1776, the Congress for the thirteen colonies voted to declare freedom from British rule. Show More Summary
Let the nominations begin for the 2017 Childfree Man and Woman of the Year! The winners will be announced on August 1, International Childfree Day. How did this start? Check it out. NON Awhile back, I learned of an organization that existed in the 70s-early 80s-the National Alliance for Optional Parenthood. Show More Summary
Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet does something very constructive when it comes to climate change; it sets out to take us from a place of doom and gloom to one of optimism and hope. Complex Issue,...Show More Summary
by Brittany Brolley In her first book, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned,” Lena Dunham fearlessly tackles a variety of topics with the candor and self-deprecation of a best friend. From her ObsessiveShow More Summary
People assume that if you are not a parent you are not a contributing member of society. Yet, I regularly see news reports of childfree people making a profound difference in their communities. A recent example is the generous help singer/songwriter/entrepreneur...Show More Summary
We see a lot of pieces out there with titles including “X number of things” to do/not to do or say/not to say regarding childless and childfree people, but a piece by Helene Tragos Stelian is one of the smartest I have seen in a while. Show More Summary
I have wanted this great book to be reviewed in my Nonfiction Book Corner~Thank you to my newest book review team member, Brittany Brolley! The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Brittany...Show More Summary
Have you heard of the non-profit organization, Project Prevention? Led by founder Barbara Harris, Project Prevention helps addicts and alcoholics get on long term or permanent birth control. Why? So they don’t conceive children. Here is the deal she does with them. Show More Summary
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Around the time that Melanie Holmes read and reviewed Liberating Minds: The Case for College in Prison here the prison topic came my way again. Author Jan Smitowicz contacted me about his new memoir, Rebel Hell. Jan has quite a story...Show More Summary