Festive season or not, our spending won’t be changing that much

By Nina Steele Stories of people getting into debt this time of the year, is one I cannot get my head around. Of course it is easy for me to say, as a childfree person who also happens to live frugally.… Read the rest

Childless couple had both given up on love but fate had other ideas

By Nina Steele I have always been a bit dubious of the saying that ‘you’ll find love when you stop looking’ because it certainly wasn’t my experience and it wasn’t that of most people I know.… Read the rest

I always wondered what my 40s would look like, well now I know

By Nina Steele About a year ago, I woke up in the middle of the night completely drenched in sweat. I knew that it was a hot flush because I had read about it.… Read the rest

The assumptions people make about those without children are often laughable

By Nina Steele A while ago, I met an old friend for drinks. We hadn’t seen each other in years. She is a mother and so our chat inevitably led to children.… Read the rest

Be careful what stories you tell yourself, they may come back to haunt you one day

By Nina Steele I don’t know about you, but I have zero fear of old age, because I know deep down that I will be fine. There is of course a belief that not having children means you will be at a disadvantage in old age.… Read the rest

Of course money can’t buy happiness but it can give you peace of mind

By Nina Steele The biggest story of recent days has of course been about Harry and Meghan publicly admitting to their mental health struggles.… Read the rest

Jennifer Aniston finally joins Instagram and predictably her fans are ecstatic

By Nina Steele On October 15, Jennifer Aniston joined Instagram, and less than 24 hours later, her account already boasted over 6 million followers.… Read the rest

I have immense respect for women choosing to do things their way regardless of their environment

By Nina Steele I came across a video on Facebook recently. It was of a woman from Cameroon. She was sharing her experience of being a 31-year-old childless woman in a culture where women her age are expected to be married with children.… Read the rest

Being misunderstood can be frustrating, particularly when it happens too often

By Nina Steele A few days ago, a user posted a thread on the forum about her experience as a childfree woman in her 30s. I have chosen to post it on the main section of the website as well, because some of you will identify with some of the issues she talks about.… Read the rest

There is something blissful about waking up early and you get a lot done too

By Nina Steele Growing up, my mother used to be up very early to do the housework. She was up around 4 am, sometimes even 3am.… Read the rest

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