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“Who will care for me?” – an editorial

This editorial from The Boston Globe describes one man’s thoughts on aging childfree. Who will care for me? Anxiously staring down old age as one of tens of millions of baby boomers likely to be left on their own. By Phil Primack, JUNE 30, 2013 KALI CIESEMIER DURING ONE OF MY REGULAR VISITS to my 91-year-old mother’s […]

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Not on the same page regarding kids? Seven Tips from Laura Scott, Author & Coach

Many thanks to Laura Scott for today’s guest post. Laura is an author, coach, documentarian, and blogger. And she is a part of the wonderful world of smart, interesting, and supportive fellow childfree bloggers we’ve had the pleasure of becoming better acquainted with during our own blogging excursions. Here, Laura shares seven tips to help […]

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Childfree Thanks to our Dads

Happy Father’s Day! As we did for our moms on Mother’s Day, we’d like to take a moment to give thanks to our dads on this Father’s Day. Though we can only speak from the experience of being the children of parents, we feel confident in our assertion that it’s not easy being a parent (we […]

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Planning for Care Without Kids

You’re Going to Die Alone! A recent Huff Post Live segment featured a discussion of what poor old us without kids are to do without the “built-in safety net” that kids supposedly provide. The segment begins with the following claim: “As people grow older, they often turn to their children for care, assistance, and camaraderie.” The […]

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“Childless” Story Features Mostly Parents

Where Have All the Childfree Gone? Earlier this week, on Mother’s Day, CBS Sunday Morning ran an 8 minute story entitled Childless: Couples Who Choose Not to Have Children. The story begins and ends with the Duggars, the family of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting, famous for its procreative prowess. We thought it odd that […]

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Childfree Thanks on Mother’s Day

A Shout-out to Our Moms on Mother’s Day It’s true – neither of us is a mother (did we just blow your minds with that insight?) but we both have mothers. On this Mother’s Day we thought we’d take a moment to thank these special women in our lives. As a happily childfree couple, we’re […]

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Author Kristen Tsetsi: Living Guiltfree & Childfree

No Children, No Guilt Kristen Tsetsi, writing under her pseudonym Sylvia D. Lucas, is having a promotion for her childfree humor book No Children, No Guilt this week to celebrate it’s availability on Kindle. The great news is that the Kindle version is free today and tomorrow (Friday-Saturday, May 10-11, 2013) on Amazon and The book is […]

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w{n}hab!’s Childfree Manifesto

What’s This All About? …or as our neighbors to the north would say, “What’s this all aboot?” But seriously, as of today you’ll notice the new, super cool, extra fancy we’re {not} having a baby! manifesto of childfree-ness in the right column of the blog. We were inspired to create this by another site [ExpertEnough]. The idea […]

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Not Being a Parent Has Advantages for Families and Kids

“Childless and loving it: Not being a parent has advantages for families and kids,”  in the Bangor Daily News. An op-ed on the important role childfree adults play in kids’ lives. Argues that childfree families should not be overlooked, if for no other reason than that these families actually benefit children.

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