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My So-Called Selfish Life: An Interview with Filmmaker Therese Shechter

Therese Shechter wonders why there’s so much stigma and judgement around choosing not to have kids. Funny, so do we! In the third documentary in her trilogy on women and identity, she explores what it’s like to be childfree in a culture where motherhood feels mandatory. Therese’s film, My So-Called Selfish Life, is underway and we […]

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To Kid or Not to Kid: An Interview with Documentary Director Maxine Trump

What is it like to “come out” as childfree? In a world where we’re still criticized for speaking openly about the choice to live childfree, filmmaker Maxine Trump explores this question in her forthcoming documentary TO KID OR NOT TO KID. Amy had the great pleasure of meeting Maxine at the inaugural NotMom Summit in 2015 […]

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“I could be a father, but I could never be a mother”: Research on Childfree Women in Canada

We here at w{n}hab! love us some research. Especially when it’s sociological (have we mentioned Amy is a sociologist?). So when we came upon an article last summer describing findings from Gillian Ayers’ research on childfree women, we knew we wanted to know more. Gillian Ayers is a Sessional Lecturer at the University of Lethbridge. […]

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Childfree Comedian Myq Kaplan Does {not} Want Children…to Exist At All

Here at w{n}hab! we’ve liked comedian Myq Kaplan ever since we caught him on the 2010 season of Last Comic Standing. Recently our like of Myq went up a few levels after we watched a clip of him on the Letterman Show. Go ahead and watch: Good stuff, right? After seeing this we had to […]

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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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The One and Only Lauren Sandler

Lauren Sandler is the author of the recent Time cover story, The Childfree Life. Amy and I were fortunate to meet Lauren on the set of the the Katie Couric show a couple of weeks ago. We hit it off with her right away…we think we’re best friends now but Lauren doesn’t know this yet. […]

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Funnywoman is {not} having a baby! An interview with Jen Kirkman

i can barely take care of myself Congratulations are in order! Jen Kirkman is {not} having a baby! Or maybe she is (see her response to our first question below!). In either case, she was gracious enough to chat with us about being childfree, writing her recent book I Can Barely Take Care of Myself, […]

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