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What does it mean to live la vida más chévere to you? Is it:

  • feeling empowered and inspired?
  • confianza in your decisions (especially when it comes to having kids)?
  • self-awareness with healthy boundaries in place?
  • managing imposter syndrome or a nasty voice inside your head?

If so, then you’re in the right place! If you’ve been looking to achieve even just one of these, then La Vida Más Chévere: Through the Childfree Lens with Paulette Erato is exactly what you need.

Welcome to the platform to help childfree Latinas y Latines navigate a life free from the toxicity and BS within our culture, and live their best lives—La Vida Más Chévere!

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Latest Episode Transcripts & Show Notes

  • 63 – Where Do I Belong? Childfree Life on the Margins with Amanda B.
    “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?   Listen here: Or choose your favorite podcast player: Picking up where we
  • 62 – Cultural Reflections: Adopted & Childfree with Amanda B.
    Continuing to explore 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. Listen here: Or choose your favorite podcast player: Where do Latinidad
  • 61 – Non-Mom May: Celebrating Otherhood by Building Community
    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! Listen here: Or choose your favorite podcast player: Non-Mom May is a
  • 60 – Unlearning Toxic Cultural Brainwashing with Shweta Ramkumar
    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. Listen here: Or choose your favorite podcast player: And while both cultures can be conservative, sexist, and patriarchal, both women
  • 59 – Candid Childfree Chat with Latino Dad & Batman Expert Erik Fontanez
    What’s it like to have a sibling that doesn’t want kids? Batman enthusiast, professional marketer, sports/pop culture podcaster, and baby brother Erik Fontanez joins his childfree sister Paulette Erato to discuss this question. It’s a candid and lighthearted discussion about the dynamics of being a

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* Where are the first 34 episodes of the podcast? They’re on The Maker Muse site! Listen and get the show notes for each by clicking here.