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Is Being ChildFree Selfish?

As I stood in line at our local grocery store waiting to check out, I found myself between two very odd realities. One was the beautiful face of Oprah on the latest People magazine cover with the words “The 5 Moments That Changed My Life”. In this article, she talks about her choice to never […]

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Motherhood vs Womanhood

Let’s break free from the idea that the word woman is synonymous with the word mother. Can we finally please teach children that just because girls were born with the instruments to give birth, they don’t have to give birth? “Pro-Choice” apparently only applies to life or death. Somehow, we neglect to consider if someone […]

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Being Child Free in the Workplace

This is a difficult conversation to have with anyone. When I first started writing this blog post, I had to delete the first paragraph probably 20 times. Why? The difference between someone with a child and someone without a child, as it relates to work, isn’t much. But, I will admit there are some key […]

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Luxuries of Being Child Free

Oftentimes, I wonder what it would be like if I already had children. At my age, my mother had a four-year-old and was working in education. The cliche world we live in would have said that she “had it all.” What type of total mind-f**k is that?! She literally had a lot on her hands, […]

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What Child Free By Choice Means

Instagram bloggers talk about a child free afternoon, or a child free vacation, but it means something completely different than “child free by choice.” Are you someone who’s asked, “What does child free by choice mean?” Maybe, you’ve searched the web for it or have come across a DINK couple reference. Well, good thing this […]

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The DINK Couple Life

What if I told you, you didn’t have to produce children to have a fulfilling life? Cue the gasps, a glass shatters in the distance, everyone turns and stares at us. That’s right, I said it. A life with no kids, no procreating, no giving birth. Some may consider you a DINK couple in this […]