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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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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  Follow her on Twitter @nokidwoman. According to a recent study conducted by the U.K.’s Open University, […]

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I Didn’t Have a Good Childhood….

Here at w{n}hab! we like to tackle childfree myths. Of course when we say something is a myth what we’re actually saying is that empirically the evidence to date refutes the particular notion. And since we’re all smart we know that empirical patterns do not mean something “always” or “never” happens. For example, one childfree myth says that […]

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Childfree and a Kid Person? It’s Possible!

Sometimes the childfree stories we share teach us a totally new perspective from our own. Sometimes it feels like we’re reading our own story! Courtney’s is a case of the latter. We too assumed we’d have kids one day and lucked out when we later realized it was a choice and that we were on […]

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Permanent Birth Control

Star LaBranche brings us our latest childfree story. 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 small people. She currently lives with a large, fluffy cat and writes for her personal website Star’s […]

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Why I Don’t Want to be a Mom…or an Astronaut

Today’s childfree story is brought to you by Rachel. She brilliantly explains why she doesn’t want to be a mom… or an astronaut. Rachel’s Childfree Story Growing up with my older sister, we loved to play with three things: Barbies, Legos and these huge “Dress Up” bins my mom had filled with old clothes, hats […]

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Gay and Childfree

Welcome to another Childfree Story! Today we meet Ramona & Frances, a childfree same-sex couple living in Canada. Ramona is Canadian and Frances is from the US, which makes them an interracial couple as well. Hold on…Amy wants to tell me something. … … … … … … Ok. This is moderately embarrassing. Amy has […]

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Princeton Mom Susan Patton-tly Crazy

We have our first guest post on Lance’s Rants! Yep, today Amy steps up to the mic to drop her two cents on the musings of wack job Susan Patton. Without further ado, enjoy! ~ Lance Susan Patton-tly Crazy In a fit of fear mongering that would surely make doomsday demographer Jonathan Last proud, “Princeton […]

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Childfree in New Zealand, Part 2

Today we present part 2 of Childfree in New Zealand, the ongoing saga of the lives and loves of the childfree in the land of the Kiwi! That’s not right. I mean the Kiwi. That’s actually not right for more reasons than just the Kiwi mixup. It’s really the story of one couple – Lisa […]

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Childfree in New Zealand, Part 1

You may not know it, but this childfree thing is truly an international phenomenon. Amy, in all of her academic wisdom tells me that the trend to be childfree shows the greatest growth in, probably not too shockingly, developed nations.  Given that, Amy & I are really interested in what it’s like to childfree in […]

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