Posts tagged "biological clock"

Maybe I’m Not “Meant” To Be A Mother (And That’s Okay)

Having never even considered what lay beyond the point of imaginary motherhood, my ticking biological clock took on a more foreboding sound, a countdown slog towards, well, death.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm

True Story: I’m Freezing My Eggs

“If you want to have kids you’d better do it while you’re young. The women in our family go through menopause early — 38 to be exact. Your grandmother? 39.”

Melissa Noble | September 12, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Don’t Listen To Kirstie Allsopp — Choose College Before Kids

I’m more than sure Kirstie Allsopp is going to take a beating from the Internet in the last few days over encouraging young women to forego higher education for a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 2, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Stupid Freaking Biological Clock

Last summer, I had my  first panic attack, and it was induced by children.

By the way, I don’t have any kids.

During an office baby…

Michelle Garcia | May 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Hot Links: Now You Can Actually Watch Your Biological Clock Tick

If the internal ticking of your biological clock isn’t annoying you enough, now there’s an actual clock that counts down how much longer you’re fertile. Part of me wants to declare…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 2, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Zooey Deschanel & 10 Other Celebs Who Don’t See Kids In Their Futures

She may be a bit of a kid at heart, but Zooey Deschanel doesn’t want any of her own. “[Having kids has] never been my focus,” she tells the current issue of Marie Claire. “My…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 27, 2012 - 12:00 pm

We Want Grandchildren, Dammit! Parents Are Paying To Freeze Their Adult Daughters’ Eggs

Mother Nature’s biological clock stops for no one, not even wannabe grandparents. And that’s why, instead of nagging their daughters about why they have not settled down and started pumping…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Girl Talk: People Have Strong Feelings About My Ovaries

When you’re 32, have no serious romantic prospects besides the one(s) in your head, most of your close friends are getting married or having babies, and the only thing you’re…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 15, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Fertility Expert Says 20-Something Women Should Freeze Their Ovaries

When it comes to baby-craving, I am a complete lady cliché. I remark that my own ovaries are rotting between bites of huevos rancheros at brunch. I joke about having…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 2, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Girl Talk: How I Deal With Having A Case Of The Babies

A few days ago, I learned that a childhood friend of mine was pregnant and found myself unexpectedly exuberant over the idea of buying mini-things for a mini (and quite…

Maude Standish | October 4, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Babies Can Wait Until After My College Reunion

A few years ago, I jokingly declared that I would refrain from reproducing until after my 10-year college reunion. That way, I said (again, facetiously, although of course I’d be…

Claire Zulkey | August 12, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Biological Clock Is Broken

I’m smack in the middle of my 30s and recently married. For some childless women my age, this is tick-tick-tick time. However, while other women may be intimately in touch…

Colleen Kane | August 5, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Why Women Get Friskier As They Near 40

According to a new study, older women — “cougars,” if you must — are total horn dogs and they’ve got their waning fertility to blame (or credit?). Psychologists from the…

Wendy Atterberry | July 7, 2010 - 11:50 am

Girl Talk: I Had My Tubes Tied

When a study released in late June revealed that one in five women would remain childfree into the next generation, a lot of people were shocked. I wasn’t. In an…

E.M. Todd | July 6, 2010 - 2:00 pm

22 Ways To Stop Your Biological Clock

Yesterday, I admitted to having a bad case of baby fever. But what I failed to mention is I’m single, broke as a joke, and heck, I can barely clean…

Simcha | July 2, 2010 - 1:00 pm

29 Signs Your Biological Clock Is Ticking

I thought I could beat science. I thought breeding would be best left to girls with, you know, feelings. It was for women whose gag reflex is strong enough to…

Simcha | July 1, 2010 - 12:30 pm

I Only Have 12 Percent Of My Eggs Left?

I think about babies a lot. Big, fat tears rolled down my cheeks while watching Kourtney Kardashian give birth on Sunday’s episode of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” I secretly…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 24, 2010 - 1:00 pm

10 Scary Childbirth Facts That’ll Alarm You More Than Your Biological Clock

Is there anything in the world cuter than a baby in a little doofy winter hat? If you answered yes, your biological clock is ticking louder than Marisa Tomei’s in…

Simcha | February 15, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Beating The Clock: 30-Something Women Have Babies On The Brain

Ask almost any childless women in her 30s to name five things that have been on her mind lately, and there’s a good chance she’ll mention her biological clock. It…

Wendy Atterberry | October 14, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Boobs On The Hunt For A Husband

Single and on the prowl? Triump International has developed a high-tech bra outfitted with a timepiece that marks the time it’s taking you to find a husband. Talk about baggage…

Simcha | May 13, 2009 - 3:00 pm
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