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Maybe Someday

Dec 19, 2019

A couple of months ago I went back and listened to the very first episode of this podcast. I wanted to remind myself of what it felt like to be at that starting point 18 months ago, realizing that I’ll never be somebody’s mother.

Honestly, I was surprised at how emotional it all was. So today, join me for a final...

Dec 12, 2019

Bianetth Valdez was born and raised in Texas, straddling two cultures. As a Latina, she grew up believing that being a mother was what was expected of her, and she didn’t give it a second thought. But when she turned 25 she started to encounter women who were living fulfilling lives without kids, and she started...

Dec 5, 2019

Earlier this year Kerry Graham published an article on HuffPost called: No, I Don’t Want To Have Kids And I’m Tired Of Having To Explain Why Not.

Kerry reached out to me not long after she published the article, because she had a lot more to say about deciding not to have kids. 

We talked about how Kerry handled...

Nov 21, 2019

If you’ve been around here for a while, you’ll know that I’m a big believer in celebrating everyone’s choices, no matter what they are. As long as you’re comfortable with your decision, or comfortable living with the question for a while, I’ll cheer you on.

So when Rosie Tran reached out to me to pitch...

Nov 14, 2019

When I talk to people who are grappling with the decision not to have a kid, one of the worries I hear most often is about whether they’ll regret the decision when they get older. Will they feel they missed out on something? Who’ll look after them? What will their legacy be?

Because most of the conversations I have...