Missing Holiday Joy

December 7, 2017 / 12 Comments

Have you ever written something or said something, stepped back from it, and asked yourself, “Is that what I really think? Is that actually how I feel?”   I just did that with this post and I had to start over. I wrote all about my childfree holidays and how…

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Back to School Pictures: A Childfree Perspective

August 22, 2017 / 11 Comments

It’s that time of year again! Children have butterflies in their stomachs and parents are scrambling to fulfill the ever growing list of school supplies they are expected to send to school with their kids. Meanwhile, teachers are sitting through staff meetings, lamenting the loss of their summer vacations, eagerly…

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When Being Childfree is Boring

July 5, 2017 / 4 Comments

When I was younger I was very focused on building my career so I could have the life I wanted. I didn’t know if I would ever get married and I knew I did not want children. So, I focused on my career and my education. I never pictured my…

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Why I Don’t Have Kids

April 13, 2017 / 6 Comments

About seven years ago I was out to lunch with a group of co-workers. It was my first day in a new role at my company and we seized the opportunity for a team lunch at a local Mexican restaurant. I sat in the middle of the table getting to know…

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