Kasey Edwards

Kasey Edwards

Writer, author of 30-Something and Over It

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Why some couples remain 'committed unmarrieds'

There's a subset of people who actively resist marriage in the first place

Kasey Edwards It's the opposite of 'conscious uncoupling'.

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Why do so many brides suffer from post-wedding blues?

One third of Australian marriages end in divorce, and there are plenty of other miserable unions that are not included in these unhappy statistics.

Kasey Edwards New research shows that things start turning sour soon after the bride tosses her bouquet.

No one needs to worry about 'pregnancy abs'

Sarah Staged (2nd Right) speaking about the controversy surrounding her 'pregnancy abs' Instagram posts

Kasey Edwards The 'pregnancy abs' thing began after lingerie model Sarah Stage started posting her pregnant belly selfies online.

Six of the most dangerous toddler food trends

Kasey Edwards Pete Evans' paleo cookbook for kids has caused a storm. But there are plenty of other unsafe food trends for babies and toddlers.

Bonds Baby Search

Why Bonds Baby Search exploits children and parents


Kasey Edwards It’s marketed as just a bit of harmless fun, but let’s face it: the Bonds Baby Search competition is the reputable version of 'Toddlers and Tiaras', writes Kasey Edwards.

Workplace equality

Stop blaming women for not pushing for pay rises

According to the research,

Kasey Edwards Bank bosses think they have found a curious 'solution' to Australia's gaping gender pay gap.

Positive parenting

How to talk to your daughter about weight

Kasey Edwards Five things I'm determined to do to help my daughters avoid body hatred.

New parents

The eight stages of early parenthood

'We have Hollywood expectations about what parenthood is going to be like.

Kasey Edwards To become a well functioning parent, there are 8 stages you'll need to transition through to adjust to your new life.

Hey jealousy

When being envious of your friends can be a good thing


Kasey Edwards New research suggests that not all envy is dastardly; some of it might even make you a better person.

Why do unhappy couples stay together?

Why do unhappy couples stay together â?? some resigning themselves to unhappiness for over a decade before cutting their losses?

Kasey Edwards Couples who resign themselves to unhappiness for a long time before cutting their losses.

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The one interview question I always lie about

‘What if I get a question about babies?’ asked a childless, but clucky younger woman I'm mentoring before a job interview.

Kasey Edwards Sadly, the attitude that protecting women's rights is bad for business still exists.

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Meet the Mpregs: male pregnancy enthusiasts


Kasey Edwards There are thousands of men who fantasise about being pregnant.

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I'm not the person my husband married


Kasey Edwards And here's why I don’t want to be.

No kids policies

The real reason 'no kids policies' are so absurd


Kasey Edwards If children are unwelcome in public space, then women are unwelcome also.

Airbrushing children

When your six-year-old's school picture is photoshopped


Kasey Edwards "I don't want a perfect photo, I want a photo of my perfect child."

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Are we expecting too little from our boys?

Kasey Edwards How many times have you seen girls’ anti-social behavior dismissed as 'girls being girls'?

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Flying solo

Why I am preparing my daughters to be single women


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

Jennifer Aniston

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?


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.