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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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Give Us A {childfree} Reason

It’s w{n}hab!’s birthday and to celebrate we thought a little contest was in order! With prizes even! The Set Up There are a lot of reasons to remain childfree. We’ve Facebooked and Tweeted and Google+ed quite a few over the last year, including these beauts: Reason #298 – I’ll never be inclined, nor need, to […]

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Losing a Friend

I wrote this for Marcia Drut-Davis, a childfree trailblazer, a while back. Thanks for allowing me to re-post! If you don’t already, you should follow Marcia at her blog, Facebook page, and on Twitter. Without further ado… Losing a Friend I have to admit… being childfree has been fairly easy for me. First and foremost […]

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Childfree & Still Raising Other Peoples Barns

A barn raising is an event in which members of a farming community band together to, ahem, raise a barn. Technically it could be to repair an existing barn as well, so there you go. It’s not all in the name. Anywho, the point is that the community gets together to help each other accomplish a task […]

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Getting Parents On Board the Childfree Bus

So, a few days ago Amy posted a link to a news article on our Facebook page. The article summarizes research findings on the relative happiness of parents vs. the childless. The study in question had some interesting findings: “…childless couples have happier marriages and feel more valued in their relationships…” “…women without children were the […]

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“How Many Kids Do You Have?” 8 Responses for the Childfree

“So how many kids do you have?” “Um. One. His name is Edvard Munch.” Thus began yet another awkward party conversation with a total stranger who assumed, either by virtue of my clearly remaining baby fat or perhaps by my advanced age, that I must have birthed someone or something at some point in the […]

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Childfree Dating & Networking at childfreeworld.com

UPDATE: Kathi and Josh have discontinued childfreeworld.com. Their vision for the site was incredible and we wish them the very best in their next ventures! Sad to see this resource go. Not too long ago we noticed what appeared at first glance to be a new dating site pop up on the internet. You may […]

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5 Things Parents Need to Stop Saying to Non-Parents -from the Huffington Post

Parents Say the Darndest Things An article in the Huffington Post has been making the social media rounds and causing quite a stir among the childfree and parents alike. John Kinnear wrote the piece, intended as advice to himself and other parents on what NOT to say to to their non-parent friends. Here’s what John had to […]

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#ChildfreeAdventures

A Room with a View You might have noticed that our posts for the last week or so have been coming to you from the beautiful tropical island of Roatan. Roatan is in the Caribbean, just off the coast of Honduras. We love it here. It’s one of our favorite places to enjoy #childfreeadventures. We’ve […]

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Pick-a-Child: Round 2

Next Up In this post we pick up where we last left off, reviewing the second candidate competing for our affections. Remember, we’re making an important decision here: which wine will we provide space and love for in our home? Which do we want to nurture as it matures? On deck we’ve got the 2006 Chateau Barreyres […]

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