Meet Kaye Walters, Childfree Author of Kidfree & Lovin’ It!

Author Kaye Walters has done something no other writer in the childfree genre has – she has conducted a survey of over 4000 childfree to learn about the childfree choice and those who make it.

I recently had the chance to interview her about the survey, her book, Kidfree & Lovin It! and more… Continue reading “Meet Kaye Walters, Childfree Author of Kidfree & Lovin’ It!”

Reporting Back: June 2011 On-the-Ground Question Part I

The June On-the-Ground was: What childfree person do you admire most and why?

Here’s what you said, and a tee up to the July question:

Here are excerpts of what people wrote about the childfree they admire from their personal lives (part 1 of 2):

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The Childfree Went Mainstream in 2010–Really?

Lisa Hymas of Grist did a recent piece on how having no children by choice went mainstream in 2010–as much as I’d like to,  I can’t agree with her. Sure, Oprah in her recent interview with Barbara Walters finally talked a bit more than in the past about her choice not to have kids. Sure, some other Hollywood types have spoken to it… Continue reading “The Childfree Went Mainstream in 2010–Really?”

Oprah Finally Talks about No Kids

Last night I caught Barbara Walters interview with Oprah. Along with dispelling silly rumors that have been floating around that she is a lesbian, I was pleasantly surprised that she talked about why she never had kids.

In 2000 I came so close to being on Oprah…The reason she ultimately did not have me on her show when Families of Two came out? I was told that she decided she did not want to talk about why she had no kids. She has said that the girls at her African school are her kids, but has not said much personally about it over the years. But last night she did give a few details….

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The Real Sex & the City Celebrities–Kids or No Kids?

Lisa Hymas of did a post on how Sex and the City is the greenest movie of the year  because the lead character Carrie, even though she does not realize it, exemplifies a greenish lifestyle — she has no car, does not travel much, and most importantly she is childfree. Continue reading “The Real Sex & the City Celebrities–Kids or No Kids?”

Childfree Celebrities: Where Are They?

For awhile now, in the tabloids and popular magazines that follow the stars, so much of what we’ve seen has to do with who is pregnant, who is having another child, and slews of pictures of Hollywood babies, babies, and more babies! Then just recently Ah! we hear from Rachael Ray and why she does not have children.

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