Lisa Manterfield is the author of the memoir, I’m Taking My Eggs and Going Home: How One Woman Dared to Say No to Motherhood, and a recipient of the Independent Publisher Book Awards Silver Medal. Her freelance writing work has appeared in Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, and Psychology Today. She has also taken her stories to the stage at Spark! Off Rose and Expressing Motherhood. As the founder of LifeWithoutBaby.com, the international online community for women coming to terms with childlessness, she has written and spoken extensively on the topics of loss, grief, and letting go of dreams.