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Subject: Resource Links Date: 5/12/2000 8:23 PM
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Hey Fools!

Anna had said that there were many links posted here, so I went back to the beginning to put them into one post.

Here are most of the links that were shared here. Hope this helps!

Tony



Website for people without children.
http://www.childfree.org/

From the Retire Early board:
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?id=1380025000441000&sort=id

State of the World 2000 by the Worldwatch Institute (available at Amazon.com)or visit the website
http://www.dieoff.org

http://btio.com/RealFeat.htm
This is a doll that looks (and cries in the middle of the night) like a real baby. It's used in middle and high school health ed classes, but I have a feeling that some adults could probably use this too!

"Baby Boon" by Elinor Burkett. Amazon.com link is:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0684863030/o/qid=953661272/sr=8-1/104-0001963-6150805

Here's a fun little website to post your rants about kids, parents, and other people behaving badly about your decision to remain childfree. Warning: it's not for the faint-hearted.
http://www.fred.net/turtle/kids/kidrants.shtml

Also, the Childless by Choice website has some good links, including the Childfree Webring.
http://www.childfree.net

Link courtesy of the CF Rant page...
http://www.theonion.com/onion3607/child_providers.html

Barnes & Noble stuff:
http://shop.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?userid=5WJU2ZH9N9&mscssid=99LRCN3W01SR2JQL001PQUW69GV7D4N1&sourceid=00266582860592293644&bfdate=03%2D24%2D2000+22%3A36%3A36&srefer=&isbn=0684863030

Where's Daddy?
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?id=1380466000250000&sort=id

Nuggets from LBYM
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?id=1040018004760045&sort=postdate
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?id=1040018004760044&sort=postdate

20/20: Cheating the Childless
http://abcnews.go.com/onair/2020/2020_000324_childless_feature.html

Financial Costs of having kids:
http://www.childrensdefense.org/costs.html
http://cbs.marketwatch.com/archive/20000412/news/current/superstar.htx?dist=pf

Some articles from Salon magazine:
The first one, about mothers who can't think about anything beyone their own motherhood, is a gem. The second is a review of the book Baby Boon. Enjoy!
http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/2000/04/06/no_kids/index.html
http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/2000/04/06/baby_boon/index.html
http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/1999/03/19feature.html

Gleanings from LBYM
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?id=1040018005095000&sort=postdate

Interesting article on how having kids in your 30's impacts financial planning and building the retirement nest egg.
http://www.cnnfn.com/2000/04/17/strategies/q_retire_latebaby/

Stop blaming everyone and everything for your child's actions.
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/jennings.html

For anyone who denies that families with children get more benefits, here's some food for thought:
http://www.workingmother.com/100best/index.html

Would you like this kind of family?
http://209.185.12.35/love/cathfam/a_cfam2.htm

Ritalin
http://abcnews.go.com/sections/living/DailyNews/ritalin0505.html
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