Tag Archives: auntiehood

5 reasons I’m happy not to be a mother

You’ve probably noticed the latest Facebook tag-a-friend picture game called the ‘Motherhood Dare,’ where mothers are nominated to publish pictures that make them “feel happy to be a Mom.” So you post some pics of the kiddos, of you with those kiddos, and share a little something about why you are happy to be a […]

Stop asking women when they plan to have children

“Do you have kids?” The question is inevitable. And the older I get, the earlier it gets asked in introductory conversations. It first began happening several years ago, when I landed my first “real” job – 40 hours, benefits, earned time, staff parties complete with homemade goodies. “No,” I would answer, laughing at the mere […]