http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/femail/article.html?in_article_id=476669&in_page_id=1879 A new book is causing a storm of controversy by labelling children as annoying and pointless - a charge made all the more inflammatory by the fact that its author is a mother. Entitled No Kid: 40 Reasons Not To Have Children, Corinne Maier's book has sparked fury in France, where it was published. Here, Corinne argues her "no kid" case while another mum, Ursula Hirschkorn, stands firm for parenthood. just a little of what she has to say on the subject. much more @ link. the other side.