May 10, 2020

In 2012, The NotMom launched on Mother's Day and as you might expect, it was a holiday and an event I knew I would never forget. As a childless woman, I thought I might never experience another Mother's Day as special. Today, eight years later, I see that I misjudged t...

October 1, 2018

Years ago, I worked for a grant making foundation where I learned how research drives the world's progress. Funders pay for the research and the programs derived from it. And ultimately, everything that follows.

 Did you ever hear a news story announcing a study on some...

July 2, 2018

Long-time readers of this blog know that The NotMom team has worked to stay clear of divisive political issues, even though women's reproductive health, and related choices, is the ultimate powder-keg. We felt that women without children -- by choice or by chance -- fa...

May 23, 2018

Guest Post by Keturah Kendrick, a blogger and podcaster who centers the experience of “free black women” in much of her work. A world traveler, she has lived on three continents and traveled to over a dozen countries.

In her first collection of essays, Keturah explores...