The Childfree Girls Podcast

Three childfree women in three different countries challenge society’s expectations of women as mothers with no-holds-barred conversations and interviews. Hosted by Isabel (Colombia), Kristen (US) and LeNora (Canada).

Childfree Girls' second Halloween Special features three very opinionated childfree people who are called to be on a panel. These characters, as fictitious as they are, can be scary to encounter when found in our community!

NOTE: This episode is best for viewing, due to its visual content. While still hilarious in audio form, we recommend watching this episode on our YouTube channel. 

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Therese Shechter is a filmmaker, writer, and multi-media storyteller. She is also a smart, empowered and funny woman who is currently in the process of producing a documentary called "My So-Called Selfish Life" about the Childfree Lifestyle. When we asked her if she has received a lot of criticism for making a film about a subject that it's still very taboo, she told us most of the negative comments she has received have come from other Childfree people.

You can find more about Therese's work here: https://trixiefilms.com/ https://myselfishlife.com/

You can also watch our show on YouTube! Search for Childfree Girls to see the full episode!

 
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Have you ever felt that everything and everyone around you expects all people with a womb to have a baby? Is it your impression that families, by definition, can only be two parents and at least one kid? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you have been exposed to Pronatalism.

In this episode, the Childfree Girls talk about Pronatalism, specifically about what they dislike most about it.

 

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 Dann is the first, but hopefully not the last, childfree man we are featuring in an episode of our web series. He is Canadian, eats a plant-based diet, and has a fluffy cat. As if he wasn't cool enough yet, Dann is also the author of "Planned UNParenthood", the first book about the childfree choice and lifestyle written from a male perspective.

 We had so many questions for Dann, including how societal pressure feels for CF men, how did he approach the subject with his wife when they started dating, and, of course, about the book. We also left a couple of questions for YOU at the end of the episode. Comment below or send an email, we want to read your answers!

 To learn more about Dann, you can visit his website here: https://dannalexander.com/ 

 You can also watch our show on YouTube! Search for Childfree Girls to see the full episode!
 
 Remember to send us an email to childfreegirls@gmail.com if you want to get in touch with us because you have a question, a comment, a suggestion... anything you can think of, we WANT TO KNOW!
 
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 There are so many reasons to not have kids! We actually think there are more of those than reasons to have them...
 
 In this episode, Childfree Girls discuss some of their own reasons why they decided not to have kids. Do you agree with any of these?
 
 What are the reasons why you don't want to have kids?
 
 You can also watch our show on YouTube! Search for Childfree Girls to see the full episode!
 
 Remember to send us an email to childfreegirls@gmail.com if you want to get in touch with us because you have a question, a comment, a suggestion... anything you can think of, we WANT TO KNOW!
 
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 One of the most common questions that childfree people get asked is "if you don't have children, who will take care of you when you're old?" Even worse, we sometimes get outright told that we will be old, alone, and bitter.

 

 In this episode LeNora, Kristen and Isabel discuss their personal POV on growing old and what those Golden Years would hopefully look like. And, just in case some people don't get it from our conversation: having children is NOT a retirement plan.

 

 You can also watch our show on YouTube! Search for Childfree Girls to see the full episode!
 

 Remember to send us an email to childfreegirls@gmail.com if you want to get in touch with us because you have a question, a comment, a suggestion... anything you can think of, we WANT TO KNOW!

 

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 On this episode, we had a casual conversation about *stuff*: we talked about Daddy trolls, we discussed a bit about our childhoods, we delved into the subject of parents who push their kids to do things that they didn't get to do before having them, and the support from family members regarding our choice to be childfree, among other things.
 
We also answered the question: is there anything that could appeal to us about parenthood? We wonder if you would agree with our answers...
 
 You can also watch our show on YouTube. https://youtube.com/c/childfreegirls 
 
 Remember to send us an email to childfreegirls@gmail.com if you want to get in touch with us because you have a question, a comment, a suggestion... anything you can think of, we WANT TO KNOW!

 The Childfree Girls had the chance to interview author and childfree lifestyle expert Laura Carroll, and we had such a great time that we decided to release this video a lot earlier than planned!

 In this special episode, join the Childfree Girls as we chat with Laura Carroll about her work and her experience. We also asked her what she thought of the use of the term "childfree" (should it be banished for good?), and she gave us great insight.

 Remember to send us an email to childfreegirls@gmail.com if you want to get in touch with us because you have a question, a comment, a suggestion... anything you can think of, we WANT TO KNOW!

 Aysha* (*not her real name), is a pediatric endocrinologist who is currently facing a very important decision: go through a very expensive fertility treatment of IVF to conceive a baby even though the idea of becoming a mother doesn't really excite her, or embracing the childfree lifestyle.

 

 The Childfree Girls invited her because we were curious about her journey, and Aysha was very open and vulnerable about her thoughts and feelings. This was a truly enriching conversation about a topic that is seldom discussed.

 

You can also watch our show on YouTube! Search for Childfree Girls to see the full episode!
 
 Remember to send us an email to childfreegirls@gmail.com if you want to get in touch with us because you have a question, a comment, a suggestion... anything you can think of, we WANT TO KNOW!
 
 Follow us on our social media accounts:
 
 www.facebook.com/childfreegirls
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 www.twitter.com/childfreegirls
How many of you have been called selfish because you don't want to have any children? Raise your hands, we're doing a headcount...
 
 We've all been there. People say we're selfish because we don't want to have children. Some childfree people call themselves selfish because of the choice they have made. We talk about that and discuss why it is sometimes hard to admit that you don't want to become a parent.
 
 If you want to get one of Lenora's Childfree Journals to write everything that your heart holds without feeling judged (plus, they are also really cool!), just click here: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=the+bitchy...
 
 Remember to send us an email to childfreegirls@gmail.com if you want to get in touch with us because you have a question, a comment, a suggestion... anything you can think of, we WANT TO KNOW!
 

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