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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. More »


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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.” More »


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… More »


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… More »


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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… More »


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… More »


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… More »


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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… More »


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… More »


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… More »


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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… More »


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… More »


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