Comedian Sarah Silverman has decided to choose the childfree life over becoming a mother: good for her!

By Nina Steele You can never please everyone and those who try always end up making themselves miserable. No matter how virtuous and decent a person you are, there will always be those who dislike you.… Read the rest

Everyone takes notice when a successful woman like Oprah Winfrey says she doesn’t regret not having children

By Nina Steele There is no doubt that the prejudice against childless people, particularly women, is born out of a lack of awareness around the issue of childlessness.… Read the rest

Why celebrates childlessness

By Nina Steele Here at, we celebrate childlessness. To us, it’s not selfish, nor is it a curse, instead, it is a chance to live a different kind of life.… Read the rest

Why Carol Drinkwater is a role model for people without children

By Nina Steele 
Carol Drinkwater
Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of interviewing Carol Drinkwater, the award winning actress and bestselling author, as part of my Q&A series.… Read the rest

Being a non-parent gives you the chance to pursue a career you feel passionate about

By Nina Steele 
Emma Sky
In late July of this year, I contacted the publisher for Emma Sky, author of ‘The Unravelling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq’, the acclaimed book on the aftermath of the war in Iraq.… Read the rest

Being childfree gives me the chance to live my life the way I want to

By Vaughan Edwards The childfree life is a happy life for me. People out there seem to focus a lot more on women who are childfree by circumstance or by choice, there is less focus on men who are childfree.… Read the rest

The deep love that I have for my nephews has helped heal the pain of childlessness

By Civilla Morgan 
Civilla Morgan
When I was much younger, I made a plan: I would get married at 25 and then wait a year or two before having a baby.… Read the rest

The despair of a woman caught up in a culture intolerant of childless women

By Nina Steele Recently, I have been in email conversations with a woman from Kenya, who has been trying to conceive for the past 15 years, unsuccessfully.… Read the rest

Q&A with Maryanne Pope – author of A Widow’s Awakening

Maryanne Pope
Q: What has your life been like since that fateful September day, back in 2000? A: I would say my life since then has been a pretty incredible journey.… Read the rest

Finding happiness again after trying for a child for 20 years is quite an achievement

By Nina Steele I am most grateful for the many stories and experiences that people are willing to share on this website. When times are tough, we often believe that what we are going through is as bad as it can get.… Read the rest