Struggling with the Decision to Have Children, or Not? Advice from Those Who’ve Been There!

Are you, (or is your adult child), among the growing number of women (and men) today struggling with the decision of whether or not to have children? The childfree conversation has taken on a life of it’s own on 2nd Act, with young women seeking input and advice from those of us who’ve been there! […]

Single Motherhood by Choice: A Story of Determination and Disappointment to Have a Baby after 40

What does it take to become a single mom after 40? Among other things, a LOT of determination and disappointment, according to Treva Brandon Scharf, LA-based writer, radio host, and author of the popular blog “Late Blooming Bride.” Treva candidly shares her story of “forgetting to have a baby” in her 30’s, and then in […]

Childfree Conversations with Silke Schwarzkopf

A few months back, we did several videos on the topic of being childless or childfree after 50. Was it by choice or circumstance? Regrets, no regrets?? While the intended audience was women (and men) of our age, the videos exploded with thousands of views and comments from younger women struggling with this decision. Author […]

Choosing Childfree: “What’s Wrong?” Putting an End to Judgement about Choosing Not to Have Kids!

If you’re among the growing number of women worldwide, who are choosing to remain childfree, you have likely been asked: “What’s wrong with you?” and felt forced to explain why you don’t want kids. Tanya Williams, author of A Childfree Happily Ever After: Why more women are choosing not to have children, explains that ever […]

Childfree Over 50: Dealing with Unsolicited Advice, Opinions and Judgement about Choosing Childfree

More women than ever are making the choice to be childfree. Whatever their reasons – be it financial, lifestyle, not having maternal instincts – it is clear that many are questioned about their decision and are often given unsolicited advice and opinions that they will change their minds or regret their decision when they are […]

A Childfree Happily Ever After: Why More Women are Choosing Not to Have Children

Are you among the growing number of women who have chosen not to have children? Are you unsure about your decision? Meet Tanya Williams, author of A Childfree Happily Ever After, a book that brings the childfree conversation to life and lifts the veil on how childfree women are treated (and judged) in society. Tanya […]