What will your contribution be?

By Lesley | July 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

This year World Childless Week runs from 13th to 19th September & I’m very proud to continue to be an Ambassador. I hope you’ll join me in celebrating our community & working together to ensure that no-one feels alone. In addition to the daily topics where you can submit a contribution, there’s a range of webinars & talks in the planning stage. If you’re not familiar with WCW, each day focuses on a different topic & this year there are a couple of new subjects which I’m sure will stimulate a range of different articles & debate. And WCW only works if as many of you as possible submit a contribution (which can be anonymous) so I’d really encourage you to take time considering the topics & whether you feel that you can contribute. You can find out more & how to submit an article here. I invite you to explore your creativity & see where it leads If you follow my blog you’ll know how much I believe in the support which creativity provides in our healing process. And to quote ‘WCW welcomes submissions of all descriptions: written word, poem, song, dance, painting, sculpture, photography etc.’ So I’d really like to encourage you to pick one or more of the daily topics & explore your creativity in whatever way calls to you. Perhaps you’ll submit your results to WCW & perhaps you won’t, but either way you’ll learn something & as Elizabeth Gilbert says in Big Magic; ‘the merits … Read more

Living a Happy life – what do you want; the importance of values?

By Lesley / May 3, 2013 / 0

Here’s the first in my series on tips and tricks to help childless women live a happy life.  This week I’m going to discuss values.  Basically the more your values … Read more

Today I’m feeling grateful

By Lesley / April 11, 2013 / 0

Last week I wrote about some of the negatives of being childless, and as I write this the sun is shining (albeit briefly) so I feel that it’s a good … Read more

What’s it like to be childless?

By Lesley / April 5, 2013 / 1

In the last couple of weeks, in a quest to really understand what it’s like to be childless I’ve interviewed almost 20 women.  I can’t thank them enough for sharing … Read more

Speaking with my Authentic Childless Voice

By Lesley / March 20, 2013 / 2

I know how hard I’ve found it to speak openly about being childless, and I also know that by not doing so I’ve been hiding my true self from the … Read more

Childless or Childfree – what’s the difference & does it matter?

By Lesley / March 7, 2013 / 0

I’ve been using the term Childless to describe myself for over 10 years since we stopped trying to have children and jumped off the IVF rollercoaster.  Having read various other … Read more

beliefs guide everything we do

By Lesley / November 13, 2012 / 0

I’m going to talk about 2 beliefs this time; Have respect for the other person’s model of the world/point of view My previous articles have talked about how we act … Read more


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