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Why being childfree is good for everyone

Welcome to Earth Day 2015 and to reason # 34,967 not to have kids…the environment. We haven’t discussed this aspect of the childfree lifestyle on w{n}hab! as much as some others but it is certainly one of the most positive effects of the choice not to procreate. So, reduce, reuse, recycle, and read this post […]

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A Childfree Take on Taking Your Child to Work

This Thursday, we will see the 22nd anniversary of the Ms. Foundation’s Take Our Daughters to Work day.* First conceived in 1992 by Ms. Foundation President Marie C. Wilson together with Ms. Foundation co-founder Gloria Steinem, the day has spread to dozens of countries and includes millions of participants and workplaces. As a feminist sociologist of […]

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Parenting Dogs: Are Childfree Dog Owners Really Childless?

As a researcher herself, Amy always jumps at the chance to share exciting new findings on the childfree. This latest guest post comes from Shelly Volsche, a student who just recently (and successfully!) defended her MA Thesis at UNLV. Congrats, Shelly, and thank you for sharing your work with us!! Parenting Dogs: Are Childfree Dog […]

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I think it all began when I was a kid…

We recently received an email, subject line “Thanks for this awesome blog!!!” Normally we ignore anything with less than two or less exclamation points. I mean, if you’re not excited to write us, what’s the point? Right? Anywho, in this case, having three exclamation points, we promptly read the email which came from Claudia in […]

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The Road Not Taken

This Childfree Story is brought to us courtesy of Elizabeth Barton and is a re-post from her blog The Lizard Chronicles. Why “The Lizard Chronicles” you ask? Maybe she gets lethargic in cool weather…or it could have something to do with her name. We’ll never know. Either way, enjoy! The Road Not Taken Not long […]

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The Female Assumption, a guest post by Melanie Holmes

Today’s post is by Melanie Holmes, author of The Female Assumption: A Mother’s Story, Freeing Women from the View that Motherhood is a Mandate. Melanie’s book was named Best Book of 2014 in the Global Media Awards, hosted by the Population Institute.  She also writes for RoleReboot, where she recently published Childfree Women Don’t Need […]

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No Grand Epiphany: Sarah’s Childfree Story

Our latest childfree story comes from Sarah. Sarah is a Registered Nurse and primarily prefers to work with older folks. She and her partner love to be outdoors hiking, biking, and exploring. She writes about random shit, adventures, books, and nursing on her blog: www.sarahssunbeam.com. Sarah’s Sunbeam also happens to be the title of the […]

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Growing Up to be Childfree, a guest post by Star LaBranche

Thank you to Star LaBranche for our newest guest post. Star has written for us before, when she shared her childfree story in Permanent Birth Control.  Star is a freelance writer and editor. She tells us that only reason she would ever have children would be in order to buy Hello Kitty items that are made for […]

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New Year, New Resolve

It’s that time of year. Babies in top hats don sashes and people everywhere resolve to begin anew, to start fresh, to do things differently or more wisely or somehow better. I rang in the New Year in much the same way many do – a little too much drinking, some singing, and of course […]

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Content Without Kids, A Guest Post by No Kid Woman

Our thanks to Jula Pereira of No Kid Woman for today’s guest post.  Jula Pereira is a freelance writer and childfree blogger living in beautiful Sonoma County with her partner and their dog Timmy.  She is the creator ofwww.nokidwoman.com.  Follow her on Twitter @nokidwoman. According to a recent study conducted by the U.K.’s Open University, […]

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