Inspiration for childless and childfree women

Thoughts and ideas to inspire, uplift and affirm the childless and childfree, by circumstance and by choice

Monthly Archives: February, 2012

spontaneity

I think plans are good things. So are timetables carefully sketched out to maximise the day, to-do lists with boxes to tick and self-imposed deadlines a few days before actual … Continue reading

February 29, 2012

inspiration

“Childless and childfree women are well represented, today and throughout history, among the most extraordinary and accomplished women. They have excelled as writers, artists and scientists, in social justice and … Continue reading

February 28, 2012

circumstances

Even though ‘choices’ and ‘circumstances’ are often discussed as though they are quite separate parts of our lives, in reality I think life tends to be more complex than that. … Continue reading

February 28, 2012

choice

I sometimes think that what we call ‘our choices’ might be better understood in terms of ‘what we would have liked’. Women ‘choose’ to become pregnant and find that they … Continue reading

February 28, 2012

contentment

If you are interested in the connection between finding contentment in a childless or childfree life, you might also enjoy reading about the importance of getting behind your own decisions … Continue reading

February 28, 2012

presence

In a world that is often experienced as frenetic and complex, mindfulness is an aspiration for many people – in day-to-day living, in work, in finances, in relationships and friendships, … Continue reading

February 28, 2012

luxury

I like consulting other women (real and fictional) whose lives are shaped by non-mothering pursuits for their thoughts on topics like this one. For Carrie Bradshaw, luxury was all about … Continue reading

February 28, 2012

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