A Deeper Call to Being Child-Free

I knew from the age of 4 that I did not want to have children. “I’m going to have puppies!” was my declaration when someone imposed their kid-wanting assumptions on me, when I was just a kid myself (why do people do that?). Throughout my childhood, I didn’t like dolls and preferred stuffed animals. It…

Expanding Your Understanding of Motherhood

(The following videos do not contain slaughter images) Mother’s Day is here, and it is so easy for many to forget that motherhood goes beyond the human animal. Every animal has a mother and all animals have a sense of motherhood. The degree to which the maternal bonding occurs varies, but it is a sense…