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Being Child Free IS a Big Deal star
Whatís all the fuss about? Walk a day in our shoes...

Child Free Couples Are Happier! star
Study results prove what weíve known all along...

Child Free Does Not Mean Child Hater star
Just because we donít want kids of our own doesnít mean we all hate children and are ďanti-family.Ē

Donít Lie About Being Child Free star
No matter what the circumstances, you should be honest about why you donít have children.

Double Standard in Questions About Having Kids star
Questions about being childfree can often be rude and intrusive. The most important comeback, and the most subversive, is the simplest. Wait and accept the shocked silence. Weather the looks of hurt reproach. Stand tall and proud and answer, ď I just donít want any kids. Period.Ē

How I Decided I Didnít Want Kids star
As the editor of Married No Kids, I am frequently asked how I knew I didnít want children. For me, the decision just kind of evolved...

Is Living Without Kids Unnatural? star
Childfree people - people making reasonable, deliberate decisions to not reproduce - are often accused of living lives that are, somehow, unnatural.

Is There a Biological Clock? star
In spite of your decision to remain child-free, do you still hear that clock ticking? Is it "natural" for us not to want children? You bet it is!

Living the Child Free Lifestyle star
Why are YOU child free? Here are some of my thoughts on why I prefer being "Aunt Kim" instead of "Mommy."

My Top Five Annoying Childfree Questions star
What do you do with your time? What will you do with your time when you get old? Who will remember you after you die? Don't you feel you missed out on life's most important experience? Don't you get bored without someone (kids, grand kids, great grand kids) to worry about?

Nope, I Donīt Want to Be a Mom star
This weekend I attended my first "one year old birthday party" -- and reaffirmed my decision to remain child free!

Reality Show is Childfree Reality Check star
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.

Some Parents Regret Having Kids star
How often do you hear that someday youíll regret NOT having kids? Which would YOU rather regret?

Surviving the BABY QUESTION over the Holidays star
The holidays are coming, and for many of you that means facing the BABY QUESTION yet again! Here are some tips for navigating the conversation and proclaiming your right to remain child free!

The Ethics of Living Without Kids star
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 ‚ÄúGo forth and multiply.‚ÄĚ

The Ethics of Reproduction star
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."

When To Tell People Youíre Child Free star
When is a good time to bring this up? It depends on the situation.

When You Have Kids... star
For the child free, nothing is more annoying to hear. Why do people just assume you are going to have kids? Having a family is NOT for everyone.

Why Do Women Choose To Be Child Free? star
Todayís women have more choices available to us than ever before. Itís as simple as that.

You Are Not Alone in the Child Free Choice star
I know sometimes it may seem like everyone around you has or wants children. But rest assured, there is nothing wrong with you!

You Donīt Want Kids? Explain Yourself! star
Are you having a hard time making people understand your decision? Arm yourself with the facts about the childfree community!

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