Kasey Edwards

Kasey Edwards

Writer, author of 30-Something and Over It

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Flying solo

Why I am preparing my daughters to be single women

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Kasey Edwards We need to remind our children (and ourselves) that being in a bad relationship is not a better alternative to being single.

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Jennifer Aniston: My 'value as a woman' isn't measured by motherhood

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14:  Jennifer Aniston attends the European premiere of 'We're The Millers' at the Odeon West End on August 14, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

Kasey Edwards How our obsession with marriage and procreation being the ultimate in female fulfilment hurts all women.

Asker’s Syndrome

Do you suffer from Asker’s Syndrome?

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Kasey Edwards It's a little understood, but surprisingly common condition that afflicts women from all walks of life.

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The lie women are told about breastfeeding and weightloss

Kasey Edwards And how it sets new mothers up to feel like failures.

Real life

Stop policing my daughter's appetite

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Kasey Edwards Why do strangers feel entitled to comment on young girls' food habits?

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Leadership shadow

The test that shows how you treat women at work

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Kasey Edwards Being a good leader for women is easier said than done.

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Banned from school for having an eating disorder

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Kasey Edwards 16-year-old British girl Lottie Twiselton has allegedly been excluded from her school because she’s recovering from anorexia.

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Why you should talk politics on your first date

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Kasey Edwards Especially the 'boner-killing' kind.

The matchmaking trap

People play matchmaker to make themselves happier

Kasey Edwards Think that blind date your friend set you up on had your best interests at heart? Think again.

The pitfalls of parenting a highly successful child

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Kasey Edwards Starting with: knowing when to let go.

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Career let-downs

When your dream job becomes a nightmare

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Kasey Edwards What happens when you’ve achieved everything you always wanted only to discover you didn't want it at all?

Dress ups

Why my daughter can wear what she likes

Kasey Edwards "Children, particularly girls, should be allowed to be in charge of their appearance."

Real life

Judged for having an elective caesarean

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Kasey Edwards It's time to banish the assumption that women who opt for a c-section are lazy and self-indulgent.

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Ice-breakers for girls

The best ice-breakers for girls

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Kasey Edwards What to say to young girls apart from 'you're so pretty'.

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Period books

Is a children's book about periods a good idea?

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Kasey Edwards Have we gone too far in the direction of celebrating our periods?

Parenting traps

How to do gender neutral parenting

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Kasey Edwards A new book reveals all the common gender traps that parents fall into -- despite their best intentions.

Happy wife code

The problem with 'happy wife, happy life'

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Kasey Edwards When keeping your wife happy is a form of emotional abuse rather than romantic investment.

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Getting through IVF

How to IVF-proof your marriage

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Kasey Edwards IVF takes its toll on your body, your emotional state and sometimes ... your relationship.

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Pregnancy and childbirth

Are we too invested in birthing performance?

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Kasey Edwards A drug-free vaginal birth is held up as the gold standard of female empowerment.

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Fear of free time

When your family is addicted to schedules

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Kasey Edwards Are we so uncomfortable with free time that we are running away from it?

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