WHAT IS (un) Ripe

The (un)Ripe Community was born out of a simple conversation between two new friends, both childless (or childfree, depending on the mood of the day) who asked a simple question: Surely there are a lot more of us out there? If the stats are right, then around 1 in 5 women over 40 in Australia and New Zealand don’t have kids. Where are they? And have they gone through what we have?

We’re a tribe hidden in plain sight!


“(unRipe) is for and about childless and childfree women who are anything but unripe! We’re a juicy community.”


unRipe Podcast

A weekly batch of juicy conversations where Jo and Penny share their stories, speak to women at different stages of their childless or childfree lives, as well as professionals from the fields of psychology, grief counselling and life coaching.

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Penny & Jo

Who are we to talk about this stuff?

Let us tell you that we are perfectly placed to talk about it. Have a read of our stories.

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