Author - Nicole Johnston

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Nicole Johnston lives in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Though not a parent yet, she lives with a family with three young kids and is passionate about helping new families connect to the resources and help they need.

Your childless friend wants to help

Hi, remember me? Your friend who doesn’t have children? I’m still here. I still love you and want to be part of your life. But I can see that your life has undergone a huge change that I can only partially understand and relate to. If we were to follow societal norms, our friendship would fade over time as I keep inviting you to social events that you can’t attend, and your friendships would deepen with others who are at a similar stage of life.

Here’s the truth: I want to support and ...

Posted on October 29, 2015 at 10:07 AM by Nicole Johnston