Tag Archives: childfree

Why self care is really effing important

I’m going to preface this post by saying a few things: 1) I’ve not been the most diligent about blogging since I opened an account on WordPress.  I used to blog all the time, but for some reason or another, … Continue reading

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Childfree role models

The kids I babysit are convinced that I’m a teenager.  For the longest time, I thought that this was because I look a lot younger than I actually am: I’m short and small-boned, I wear my hair long, and don’t … Continue reading

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An unacknowledged problem: child care in the U.S.

When I moved back in with my parents upon transferring from SVSU to WSU in 2010, I got a job as a regular babysitter.  So for the past two-ish years, I’ve been picking up the girls from school and watching … Continue reading

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On speaking up

“It takes courage to push yourself to places that you have never been before, to test your limits, to break through barriers.  And the day came when the risk it took the remain tight inside the bud was more painful … Continue reading

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23 and childfree

A few months ago, I stumbled upon the #childfree hashtag on Twitter.  And since then, I’ve become a little obsessed with the various posts I’ve found through it; the many Tweets, comics, and blogs have all helped me to feel … Continue reading

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