97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

Jane Ziegelman, Director of a culinary program in New York City’s Tenement Museum, uniquely captures immigrant history in 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement.The families in this book come from various homelands, bringing their food customs with them to America, where they have become assimilated into the […]

Stepping Back on “Looking Down On” Rants

In case you have not seen it, Amy Glass’ post on Thought Catalog had the digital waves smoking this week. Her post, “I Look Down on Young Women With Husbands And Kids and I’m Not Sorry” got Chris Jeub going to the point where he took on the whole childfree movement with his post, “We […]

And the Rant Goes On

In May, The Washington Post did a piece about the growing number of young families to in urban areas such as Washington D.C., Boston and New York, and the growing resentment over having to accommodate them in public places.  It drew hundreds of comments, and according to Jonathan Last of the Weekly Standard, about 60-to-40 wrote in ranting against […]

COVID & Childfree Does Not Mean Stress-Free

Guest Post by Brit McGinnis “There will be a baby boom after coronavirus, and they will all be first children.” This quote has been circulating the Internet since mid-March, and unfortunately the source has been lost in the ether. But parents and non-parents alike have echoed this sentiment: quarantine with children in the mix is […]

Q&A with Raschel Charles, Author of Eisley and the Quest to be Baby-Free

When I learned of Raschel Charles and her children’s book project that stars a girl who is decidedly childfree, I just had to support it! May this book be the first of more children’s books that expose them to the fact that parenthood is indeed optional. Here is a Q&A with Raschel, with how Eisley […]

The Winners! The 2018 Childfree Person & Group of the Year

Happy International Childfree Day! As you may know, on International Childfree Day, childfree winners are announced. This year the winner categories were Childfree Person of the Year and Childfree Group of the Year. As head of the Selection Panel, I have to say this year the Panel faced the the toughest decisions yet! Here are the […]