Childless Support

Welcome, thank you for taking time to browse.

Let me guess, finding that you couldn’t become a mother has brought up all sorts of feelings, one of those being that you’re the only one who has ever struggled in this way.

The good news is you’re not.

There are many people who’ve travelled this path before you & below you can read blogs on my site related to childless support.

They include a guest blogs from authors or about books & also regarding events & radio shows I’ve been in

If you’d like to read stories of women who’ve ‘made it through’ & are now living a happy & fulfilling life, check out the Inspirational Stories pages & there’s more in my book, Finding Joy Beyond Childlessness.

You can dig deeper under the ‘search blogs’ menu option.

Are you living the life unexpected?

By Lesley / March 11, 2020 / 2

If you follow other childless blogs, your head must be deeply buried in the sand if you’re unaware that the 2nd edition of Jody Day’s book ‘Living the Life Unexpected: … Read more

Hello, I’m Lesley Pyne, I’m childless

By Lesley / September 9, 2018 / 4

Hello I’m Lesley Pyne, I’m childless. I am courage, I am peace, I am joy. I am me. I created this image for World Childless Week. We have a campaign … Read more

21 Miles, by Jessica Hepburn

By Lesley / August 30, 2018 / 4

Does motherhood make you happy? I’m guessing you believe the answer is yes, especially as you tried so hard to be a mother. Like many of us, Jessica Hepburn wondered … Read more

Supporting Word Childless Week

By Lesley / August 21, 2018 / 0

This year I’m really excited to be involved in and actively supporting World Childless Week between 10th and 16th September. World Childless Week (WCW) ‘aims to raise awareness of the childless … Read more

IVF is 40, forgotten voices speaking out.

By Lesley / July 16, 2018 / 2

On 25th July 2018 IVF is 40; it’s the 40th birthday of Louise Brown, the first IVF baby. Latest figures suggest that at least 6 million babies have been born … Read more

There’s More To Life Than Having Children

By Lesley / April 20, 2018 / 0

What happens when you read the headline? Does your body recoil because you can’t possibly believe they could ever apply to you, or do you believe that one day they … Read more

Feeling misunderstood (guest post by Tessa Broad)

By Lesley / October 25, 2017 / 0

I think one of the hardest things about being childless in a pronatalist society is feeling misunderstood and at times, feeling less than.  I’m not sure I realized it at … Read more

hot women rock

Hot Women Rock

By Lesley / October 4, 2016 / 0

‘It’s never too late to fulfil your life purpose’. That’s the first sentence from my friend Pat Duckworth’s new book; Hot women Rock: How To discover Your Midlife Entrepreneurial Mojo.’ … Read more

Avalanche: A Love story by Julia Leigh.

By Lesley / September 21, 2016 / 10

Today I’m celebrating the publication of a newbook about what it means to be childless. The book is Avalanche: A Love story by Julia Leigh. One of my guiding principles … Read more

Other than Mother

Other than Mother – Guest post by Kamalamani

By Lesley / August 1, 2016 / 0

I had always warmly anticipated motherhood, yet it wasn’t to be. I had always warmly anticipated motherhood, yet it wasn’t to be. At 31 I realised I wasn’t to become … Read more

When it’s Time to Let Go of the Dream of Motherhood by Lisa Manterfield

By Lesley / March 14, 2016 / 3

This week I have a guest blog for you from Lisa Manterfield, the creator of LifeWithoutBaby.com I really enjoyed reading Lisa’s new book ‘Life Without Baby: Surviving and Thriving When … Read more

Babysitting. The solution to being childless?

By Lesley / December 4, 2015 / 14

‘…. having kids doesn’t have to be the sole focus of your life. There are lots of other things you can achieve, adopting and …… there is no shortage of … Read more

What is the Female Assumption?

By Lesley / November 11, 2015 / 6

What is the female assumption in the world today? What does it mean to be a mother or not to be a mother? These are big questions discussed in Melanie … Read more

Finally Heard – Interview with Pamela Tsigdinos @SilentSorority

By Lesley / July 1, 2015 / 4

Pamela was one of the first bloggers to write about childlessness on her Coming2Terms blog and her book Silent Sorority. She’s also a role model and mentor so when she … Read more

Drawing the Line: When IVF doesn’t work

By Lesley / May 28, 2015 / 15

First Drawing the Line What do you do when IVF doesn’t work? How do you decide when to stop? And how do you come to terms with life afterwards? These … Read more

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