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Loss of Urban Open Space to Kids
In a fight over the local zoo taking over a beloved park single and childfree couples' needs are being sidelined in the discussion. We will probably loose our beloved park to the most aggressive citizens among us - the desperate and boring parents running on the treadmill of kidfotainment.
Does Having Kids Make You Old?
I notice more and more that parents are sold on popular kid-culture as the only meaningful form of society. They endow their children with vampiristic power to suck the life out their adulthood. Adult pursuits are set aside as parents turn into giddy, wrinkled teenagers.
Reality Show is Childfree Reality Check
This season, the Rachel Zoe Project attracted my attention because the main storyline features her family (husband, sister, parents) launching a concerted attack to convince the childfree Zoe to reproduce. In spite of fur and an unhealthy aversion to food, I feel empathy with Zoe in this situation.
Are Childfree Communities Havens?
As more adults grow into old age without children with grandchildren, trend-seeking real estate developers are offering childfree housing alternatives. Are age-restricted, child-free communities really havens?
Childfree Lives Are Empty? Hardly!
Since so many parents seem to view childfree people as inevitably lonely and unfulfilled, I want to collect stories with an opposing point of view. What are the focal points and pleasures of your life as adults without kids? And, here's a few stories of my own...
The Ethics of Living Without Kids
Is ethical or unethical to have children? A bioethics professor explores this question. People are always optimistic that human existence gets better with time - each generation improves on the last. Religion supports this commanding us to “Go forth and multiply.”
The Ethics of Reproduction
Is ethical or unethical to have children? A bioethics professor explores this question. People are always optimistic that human existence gets better with time - each generation improves on the last. Religion supports this commanding us to "Go forth and multiply."
Is Living Without Kids Unnatural?
Childfree people - people making reasonable, deliberate decisions to not reproduce - are often accused of living lives that are, somehow, unnatural.
Will the "S Generation" Opt to Have Fewer Kids?
A speaker at one our local college graduations dubbed the students the �S Generation,� S for Sustainability. Unfortunately, no mention was made of the one sustainable practice in which significant change can be made in one generation � choosing to have smaller families - or, no children at all
The High Cost of Having Children
How much does it really cost to have kids? Money is one childbearing decision-making factor that people with kids, and the child free, are reluctant to discuss. Many people seem to opt for a magical thinking strategy when planning for the cost of having children.
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