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Paulette Erato hosts La Vida Más Chévere de Childfree Latina, the only biweekly Spanglish podcast about creating and living your best life, from the childfree Latina perspective. That life starts with liberating ourselves from the toxic cultural brainwashing we've all grown up with in Latinidad. Like assuming everyone wants kids...or the woman should fix her partner a plate at dinner.F that! End the generational trauma and design best life for YOU instead. Let's get rid of the toxic BS and make decisions and life choices that make us happy instead of merely another victim of The Patriarchy.Formerly known as the Maker Muse Podcast.Support the show: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1948831/supporters/new

La Vida Más Chévere de Childfree Latinas Paulette Erato

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Paulette Erato hosts La Vida Más Chévere de Childfree Latina, the only biweekly Spanglish podcast about creating and living your best life, from the childfree Latina perspective. That life starts with liberating ourselves from the toxic cultural brainwashing we've all grown up with in Latinidad. Like assuming everyone wants kids...or the woman should fix her partner a plate at dinner.F that! End the generational trauma and design best life for YOU instead. Let's get rid of the toxic BS and make decisions and life choices that make us happy instead of merely another victim of The Patriarchy.Formerly known as the Maker Muse Podcast.Support the show: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1948831/supporters/new

    Just Say No to Burnout with Karenna Soto - Ep 65

    Just Say No to Burnout with Karenna Soto - Ep 65

    Wanna share your thoughts? Send a text!Burnout isn't a gold medal earned at the Exhaustion Olympics. It's totally avoidable, but in our hustle culture, we often wear exhaustion like a badge of honor. Trust that there's nothing honorable about sacrificing your health. Take it from someone who has suffered the consequences!Us childfree Latinas are especially susceptible to this because we're raised to thrive on resiliency, sacrifice, and people pleasing. For many of us, that's how our par...

    • 41 min
    The Loneliest Year: A Health Scare, a Lost Circle, and the Power of Rebuilding - Ep 64

    The Loneliest Year: A Health Scare, a Lost Circle, and the Power of Rebuilding - Ep 64

    Wanna share your thoughts? Send a text!What happens when you’re suddenly abandoned by your pack?Loneliness is a universal human emotion that can often go unaddressed and underestimated in its impact. In a society where the focus is too often on productivity and success, acknowledging feelings of isolation and vulnerability can be perceived as a weakness. In this heartfelt episode, host and childfree Latina Paulette Erato shares her personal journey navigating the complicated emotions around l...

    • 24 min
    Where Do I Belong? Childfree Life on the Margins with Amanda B. (Part 2) - Ep 63

    Where Do I Belong? Childfree Life on the Margins with Amanda B. (Part 2) - Ep 63

    Wanna share your thoughts? Send a text!"Where are you from?" is a question asked all too often of people who are visibly "not white." So what does it mean to be American in a melting pot of immigrants? Picking up where we left off last time, guest Amanda reflects back on her 5 years in Japan and we touch on certain taboo topics like:race vs ethnicity vs nationalityhow the Koreans are the Irish of Asiagovernments' attacks on low birth ratesthe cult of parenthoodparental regretHost and ch...

    • 29 min
    Cultural Reflections: Adopted & Childfree with Amanda B. (Part 1) - Ep 62

    Cultural Reflections: Adopted & Childfree with Amanda B. (Part 1) - Ep 62

    Wanna share your thoughts? Send a text!Continuing the study of the parallels in various cultures, we're celebrating AAPI month by exploring the world of childfree adulthood with Amanda from Six Degrees of Cats podcast in Part 1 of this two-part episode. Where do Latinidad and East Asian/Midwestern cultures overlap? You'd be surprised! And despite their radically different upbringings, Amanda and Paulette have un c****o in common. Amanda shares her journey as a transracial Korean adoptee,...

    • 33 min
    Non-Mom May: Celebrating Otherhood by Building Community - Ep 61

    Non-Mom May: Celebrating Otherhood by Building Community - Ep 61

    Wanna share your thoughts? Send a text!Since host and childfree Latina Paulette Erato was ironically born on Mexican Mother's Day (which is always observed on May 10th), she's turning May into a celebration of The Otherhood, aka Non-Mom May!Non-Mom May is a fiesta dedicated to amplifying the stories of women and non-binary individuals living fulfilled lives without children. It isn't about excluding moms; it’s about creating a space where those who aren't parents can feel seen, heard, and cel...

    • 14 min
    Unlearning Toxic Cultural Brainwashing with Shweta Ramkumar - Ep 60

    Unlearning Toxic Cultural Brainwashing with Shweta Ramkumar - Ep 60

    Wanna share your thoughts? Send a text!Self-proclaimed and proud black sheep Shweta Ramkumar sits down with resident childfree Latina Paulette Erato to discuss the parallels between Southern Asian and Latine cultures.And while both cultures can be conservative, sexist, and patriarchal, both women have been fortunate to have supportive families when it comes to their childfree choices. As a staunch antinatalist, Shweta takes her childfree advocacy one step further by championing the idea that ...

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

JennaNiho ,

Gracias Paulette!

I found Paulette in TikTok and I’m in love with her podcast!!!

Life Is Wonderful Love ,

Latinx Power

Latinas, Latinx and Latinos listen in to this podcast as Paulette shares her journey and her confidence with the culture. We need strong voices sharing their experiences. Can’t wait for more.

Agirlwithapassion ,

A great listen!

The host has an amazing voice and tone, it’s like you’re listening to your BFF. Great interviews in a conversational format. Quality content.

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