by Rachel Chrastil, Ph.D
London, 1694. At age twenty-eight, Mary Astell held a distinct vision for the life well lived. In her Serious Proposal to the Ladies, Astell proposed that unmarried women seek their spiritual and intellectual improvement in dedicated institutions.
If you have someone in mind that you’d like to nominate for the 2017 Childfree Man / Woman of the Year, do it now!
Deadline for Nominations is July 22nd
Nominate him/her HERE!
Winners will be announced on August 1, International Childfree Day!
Dann Alexander, 2014 Childfree Man of the Year
If you read the news, you see it weekly. A person is sometimes identified by their name and status as a parent,such as:
“We spoke to John Doe, a father of three.”
“Jane Doe is a mother of two.” Continue reading
J.O. Raber’s book, Famous – But No Children, has great lists of people from history who did not have children. We have featured some of his lists here; to add to them, here is a list of “Founders” who did not have children: Continue reading