The fear of missing out. We've all been there. Every. Single. One. Of. Us. It doesn't matter if you are childfree by choice, childless because of biology or have a big, ever-growing family. Our lives are lived in comparison. She has what I want. What I need. What I have never even given a damn… Continue reading The Fear of Missing Out: What Did You Leave Behind When Considering the Kidfree Life
I'm struggling, and have been for a little while. As a childfree adult, and having recently moved, I feel like I lost my sense of community. That's the thing with living the kidfree life - you miss out on the readymade community that comes with having a child. The playgroups, school groups, hell even connections… Continue reading It’s Time to Take the Risk and Find Our Kidfree Community: Why Half Assing it Doesn’t Work
Have you ever had a perfect moment, one where it almost feels magical? Yesterday was it for me. It started so quietly, on the couch, just Mr. Beard, myself and our cat Puck, who was curled up into me. I was knitting, my husband doing a crossword, some Ray LaMontagne softly playing over our stereo. All that… Continue reading Living Blissful Heartfelt Moments to Accepting You are Getting Older: The Trek into the Childfree Adulting Life
We have a hawk that comes and lands on an old telephone pole across the street every day. At 11 am each morning, this large, soaring beautiful bird flies overhead, swooping and landing just a few meters away from my living room. I love that it has a schedule that I can almost set my… Continue reading Discovering the Beauty of Our Childfree Every day Moments
At this time of year, I find I am innodated with questions - What's your resolution? What do you want for the new year? and my (actual) favourite - What's your why? The problem is often in advertisements, webinars, online posts and chats with friends, people lace in their family with their own goals. I… Continue reading A Childfree Not Goal Free 2019!