The Numbers are In

A new Pew Research Center Study shows that 20 percent or one out of five American women don’t have children. A larger percentage of those with advanced degrees are childless, but that number has decreased in recent years. Why is that? Some believe women with the most education have more options for creating a family-friendly worklife. What do you think?

Below are links to three articles on the subjects to ponder.

Forbes: Childlessness is Up

NY times another view Childless by Choice

Author: Sue Fagalde Lick

writer/musician California native, Oregon resident Author of Freelancing for Newspapers, Shoes Full of Sand, Azorean Dreams, Stories Grandma Never Told, Childless by Marriage, and Up Beaver Creek. Most recently, I have published two poetry chapbooks, Gravel Road Ahead and The Widow at the Piano: Confessions of a Distracted Catholic. I have published hundreds of articles, plus essays, fiction and poetry. I'm also pretty good at singing and playing guitar and piano.

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