On Being Childfree

A series I started in March 2019 to offer a space for those who are child-free either by choice or circumstance to share their stories. Supporting anyone who has faced judgement, intrusive questions and feels isolated in the hope we can help others to see there is a way forward.


On Being Childfree – Emma’s Story

Today’s story is from one of the most brilliant women I’ve met online – it’s been such a long time that I can’t remember how…

On Being Childfree – Sarah’s Story

This week we have Sarah’s story, sharing why she’s decided to talk about being childfree by choice. I “met” Sarah virtually online as I was…

On Being Childfree – Kyra’s Story

As mentioned last week, I’m so delighted to be back with a new story to tell for the On Being Childfree series. I hadn’t intended…

On Being Childfree – Revisit and Relaunch

Hi everyone, and welcome back to the On Being Childfree series after a little break. First of all I wanted to say a big thank…

On Being Childfree – Laura’s Story

Happy Friday everyone – albeit subdued with these unprecedented days. I hope you’re all safe and well. This week we have Laura and her partner…

On Being Childfree – Jane’s Story

Well here we are, as official to a first anniversary (Sunday) as it’s going to get. It’s been an incredible year for this series, and…

On Being Childfree – Anne’s Story

It’s incredible to think that I’ve been hosting stories for almost a whole year. So many sobering, emotional, poignant, inspiring strong stories. Today I welcome…