So your kid wakes up and says she feels sick. You take her temp. It’s normal. You look for snot and ask if any other unusual body fluids have been released. You examine her for paleness, lethargy and swollen lymph nodes. None of these are present, but she’s still complaining. Do you send her to school or not?
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Edgy Mama: Do yourself a huge favor, strengthen those pelvic floor muscles
This is one of those subjects that moms rarely discuss, but we should. Regaining the strength of your pelvic floor muscles after pregnancy and birth can mean the difference between urine-soaked and dry underwear. It also can mean the difference between a mediocre and an intergalactic sex life.
Edgy Mama: HATCH, family-friendly style
We’re not hatching chicks here, we’re hatching ideas, inspiration and connections. At least, I think that’s what HATCH Asheville’s all about.
Edgy Mama: Postpartum doulas are a hot new trend
There’s a new type of doula on the scene.
Edgy Mama: Local authors write for kids and parents
You can’t swing a dead opossum in Asheville without hitting a writer. And some of these writers are writing kids books. A few are writing for parents. Now you can take that “buy local” mantra to the next level by purchasing locally written (and a few locally published) books at one of our independent bookstores (gaining complete “put your $ where your heart is” cred).
Edgy Mama: Forget Sarah Palin — Edgy Mama for vice president!
Come on, America, do you want moose burgers or veggie burgers?
Edgy Mama: Bus-riding mama
A few months ago, Paul van Heden, marketing coordinator for Asheville’s transportation department, asked if I’d ride the bus for a day—an entire day—with my kids, to prove that a typical mom can accomplish her daily errands on Asheville’s public transit system. I enthusiastically accepted Paul’s challenge. Then I failed.
Edgy Mama: End-of-grade testing
“This week, my third-grader will take end-of-grade tests for the first time. She’s nervous and I’m irritated.”