What If I Never Have Kids?

Society keeps telling us that time is running out and that if we are ever going to pursue motherhood, we should get on it sooner rather than later. I understand the science that supports this belief but I still can’t help but feel like it’s a scare tactic....more
natalied6579 Thanks for your comment! Do you remember a song from the group No Doubt, that said ...more

6 Assumptions NOT to Make About the Child-Free

I would never presume to speak for all of the child-free men and women out there, so I will say, right here, this applies to H and me....more
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10 Reasons Twenty-Somethings Love Brunch

The secret is out—twenty-somethings love brunch. It’s the hottest social gathering of the week, with popular restaurants averaging wait times of two hours or more on a Sunday! Seriously, who knew that many people were even up at that time?...more
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"You're a Natural" -- How to Make a Child-free Woman Feel Awkward

In the past year and ESPECIALLY in the past few months, I’ve been surrounded by babies; particularly newborns.  My best friend and brother both had their firstborns within days of each other, so naturally a lot of photoshoots followed.As a result, my Instagram — once filled with nighttime debauchery in bars, glorious sunsets and #TBTs — instantly transformed into something that resembled an Anne Geddes account:...more

What If I Never Have Kids?

Society keeps telling us that time is running out and that if we are ever going to pursue motherhood, we should get on it sooner rather than later. I understand the science that supports this belief but I still can’t help but feel like it’s a scare tactic....more
natalied6579 Thanks for your comment! Do you remember a song from the group No Doubt, that said ...more

15 Reasons I Am DONE Having Kids (And 10 Reasons I'm Not Sure)

 I dipped my spoon into the molten lava cake and ice cream I shouldn't be eating (and wouldn't be, if I fit into my favorite skinny jeans), and slowly raised my eyes up to his, only to see them trailing off somewhere in the half-empty chain restaurant. I know he's already mentally changed the subject, so I distract myself looking at the kind-of-cute waiter's tattoos and let it go (for now). ...more

Taking my Youngest Daughter to College

JANE Yesterday we drove our youngest daughter, Josie, to Virginia to start college.  It was an emotional day for me.  I’m not saying only bad emotions were involved.  It was just an emotional day....more
omg ... my youngest is moving out Tuesday!  I feel your anguish and I can relate to your whole ...more

5 Best Places To Travel In Your 30s

They say that life begins in your 30s. Gone is the awkward uncertainty of your 20s. Your 30s are a time for you to revel in confidence and embrace adventure – grown-up-style.In honor of what will hopefully be one of the best decades of your life (and a million times better than your 20’s), here are five places you should absolutely visit in your flirty thirties....more

6 Assumptions NOT to Make About the Child-Free

I would never presume to speak for all of the child-free men and women out there, so I will say, right here, this applies to H and me....more
Thank you!!!more

10 Reasons Twenty-Somethings Love Brunch

The secret is out—twenty-somethings love brunch. It’s the hottest social gathering of the week, with popular restaurants averaging wait times of two hours or more on a Sunday! Seriously, who knew that many people were even up at that time?...more
dcusentino  I'm definitely late on replying, but this may be fortuitous since tomorrow is ...more

Don't listen to the movies & what negative parents say !

Are you afraid that your life will change once you have children? I don't have kids but I can tell from my own experience that my parents did not let kids drag them down.Growing up, We went away a lot with my family,cousins, &  with other friends.We used to  also go to my grandmother's house every Sunday. Us kids would play in our usualy spot outside or in the hallway while the parents would sit, gossip & have coffee....more

ReVah Wine

 There are tons of moms out there who rely on wine to help them with the daily grind that is motherhood.  I am not one of these moms simply because I have a ridiculously low tolerance.  A simple glass of wine with dinner has the potential to make for a very embarrassing night for anyone who happens to be with me.  I’m not sure how I became such a lightweight, but it is what it is. ...more