daughters · equality · feminism · love

Raising a Fierce Daughter

I gave birth to a fierce tiny human. Actually, she was pretty fierce in utero, but she most definitely entered the world ready to take charge and be heard. She’s this tiny itty bitty thing, but so full of spunk and tenacity. Fearless and brave. Independent and willful. Determined and wild. While I love every… Continue reading Raising a Fierce Daughter

sick kids · stomach bug · toddlers

50 Stages of a Toddler Stomach Bug

The truth is stages 49 and 50 never actually happened in Casa de Edwards, but that’s how I envisioned our week ending. Thankfully we’ve been spared the wrath of dudes stomach bug (knock on wood) and instead have been treated with a nice snotpocalypse to finish out the week. That means my poor baby girl… Continue reading 50 Stages of a Toddler Stomach Bug

sleep · toddlers

Why I will never bed share on the regular

Let me go ahead and start this blog with a lil disclaimer cause I know some folks might just get their panties in a twist. I don’t think bed sharing is bad. Or wrong. And I certainly don’t think that if you bed share you are a terrible parent. I think you are a wonderful… Continue reading Why I will never bed share on the regular

birth · postpartum

When does the postpartum period really end?

Today is Rowan’s 8 month birthday. She’s almost been out as long as she was in. Insane. It feels like yesterday we were in the midst of the newborn haze. Oh wait, that was yesterday because she still thinks she’s a newborn. No in all honesty since hiring a sleep consultant I’m definitely becoming less… Continue reading When does the postpartum period really end?