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The latest cover of time magazine stirring up a little controversy with the headline the child free life when having it all means not having children.
He accompanying article suggests that a growing number of couples are choosing not to have to integrated pursue -- Careers hobbies and ultimately lead to more fulfilling life but is that sending any kind of a wrong message.
Joining me now for fair -- debate -- momma said dot net -- singer and other five and author of girl at the end of the world Elizabeth -- good morning to make good morning.
-- seven to get a chance to both give me your opinion about that magazine cover it is kind of soliciting.
A different points of viewing you both disagree with one another what do you think first general -- Well my feeling is that that we are not a selfish society if you choose not to have children there's a good reason for it having -- say your mothers and motherhood.
Nowadays kids can have accessed with one click.
Two pouring in their pockets -- and on their cellphones it's a much more difficult time to raise kids and if that's not in your blood than fine young need to -- it was that.
I agree and yet not every one needs you -- should have children how ever that cover of time article is definitely sending a message that.
I'd rather -- then serve your fellow man and and do go ahead.
Lounge around on the beach enjoy your life and there isn't anything more meaningful than taking care of yourself apparently and that -- now.
Just have a good time there's no need it's interesting is that it used to be that our society value -- -- -- Sacrifice.
And now it seems that that has shifted and it's all about self gratification and as self indulgent and vacation -- Up though -- people are making that choice because they know they won't be good parents can.
I think that's a great choice to make if it's not something that's in their blood -- hard enough to be apparent when you want to do it when you're having him 600.
Consecutive sleepless nights because -- have cocky babies horrible because that.
Kids are running outside with duct tape in a -- when you wonder where they're going I mean we've we've all been there you know and and I have some friends -- chosen not to have.
Kids and it's their it's their personal choice -- and I think that maybe we're just to net.
In an era now where women have more opportunities that could also be part of it.
About one thing that struck me in this Elizabeth was was that -- controversial as -- say that's.
But the people who are choosing mostly not to have children.
Are highly educated -- in your thoughts.
Yeah I think that's I think that's definitely interesting and I think it's actually can have -- -- those -- the kind of people that we want to be having children to raise good citizens to raise.
People who children who are going to get back to society and make a wonderful impact on our world.
And these are not we you know that the message there is that -- you don't really need to do that night I think it's interesting that.
That we don't what it's fine I'm not -- doesn't is it hard work I mean because there's Kennedy sleepless nights has a -- college dvds I mean that's that's that's not the message sprite Donovan message.
Just another glaring thing that's missing from this discussion.
Now you have the real that it's almost Syria to pick to be an eleven about but it's almost scared to -- to be talking to women about this topic as well because.
Men do have a part in creating children.
And it's one of the biggest problems in society right now is father lives and -- -- -- Yeah I think it have you read the article you see the reason they focused on women is because it presumption is that we have and cooking.
Biological clocks and whereas men can give birth here.
Have children long until life I think that's part of it but out their father still as there are mothers and we need both but if it's not -- -- Don't do it.
Right obviously so much to discuss here it's a very controversial topic but one that we hope that we handled in a fair and balanced way -- to see both ladies thank yet.
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