Jenny Powers, host of Broadcast: Broads Building Businesses, interviewed Melanie Notkin on the occasion of the upcoming 7th Annual Auntie's Day on Sunday, July 26, to learn more about how she started ...Read More »
And yes, it's official. Auntie's Day is listed in Chase's Calendar of Events - the national calendar of holidays and commemorations (sadly, now behind a firewall.)
Whether or not you celebrate with, or are celebrated by, your nieces and nephews on Sunday, July 26 (and every fourth Sunday in July!) I celebrate you and encourage you to celebrate all the ways you contribute to a child's life.
Aunthood is a gift. It's a gift to the children (both literally and figuratively!). It's a gift to the parents (who often need all the support they can get!) It's a gift to you - the aunt - for all the ways aunthood fills our lives with love, joy and meaning.
It's nearly here! The 7th Annual Auntie's Day is Sunday, July 26! It's the day I founded in 2009 to honor and celebrate aunts and godmothers - and all women who love children-not-their-own.
We have...Read More »
Melanie believes that being childless for her was due to circumstance. She always wanted to find love, get married, and have a child with that man and yet she remained single. She is 46 and always exp...Read More »
Author of 'Otherhood' shines light on women who are childless because they didn't find the right partner.
By Nara Schoenberg
Melanie Notkin could not have been clearer about her desire to have c...Read More »
"Magda (48) is the protagonist of this story. Amen journalist, is a real PANK, Melanie Notkin established term, a Canadian [sic - American] marketer to define the Professional Aunt No Kids. We would t...Read More »
Independent and Courageous Dreamers:Tias PANK
(Via Google Translate:) Aunts Pank: They project a femininity that is not reduced to motherhood but of love for her nephews. Aunts Pank: Beyond a succ...Read More »
In the continued global reach of the PANK demographic, Argentina's La Gaceta features Melanie Notkin's PANKs based on a study by Ana Alejandra Fuentes Cuiñas, a professor and researcher at UADE (Argen...Read More »