Joni Edelman

Joni Edelman

Bio

Joni Edelman is a 40 year-old mother of five (ages 3 to19!), wife, RN, and freelance writer. Also notable, had a baby in her kitchen. Favorite activities include: gardening, hoarding yarn, cake (baking and eating). Less favorite activities include: laundry, laundry, laundry. Joni has appeared on The Today Show, Inside Edition, The Rachael Ray Show, Weekend Sunrise Australia, Canada AM, and Sirius Radio. In print you can find Joni's story in The Daily Mail, The Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Yahoo, and a host of others, but you're probably bored of all this nonsense by now. Completely understandable. Joni aspires to inspire. You can check out her personal website here.

Joni Edelman Articles

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Why I Left The Mormon Church

I was told that feminism is man hate. That abortion is murder. And then I thought, "What am I doing here?"

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The Good, Bad And Very, Very Ugly Of The Post-Birth Body

When you push a small human out of your body, things tend to get a little weird.

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What Would You Do With Your Cat If You Were Committed?​

She says she’s worried that the cat, whose name is Jack, doesn’t know what’s going on. She tried to explain to him that she was leaving for a while.

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Raising Teens Doesn't Have To Be A Nightmare 

As the mother of three teens, I'm here to tell you: You have nothing to freak out about.

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Me and my brood, proto-feminist sons included

How I'm Raising My Sons To Be Feminist

Misogyny is pervasive. And my three boys are living it all.

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"I Can't Stand The Sun": My Struggle To Find The Right Bipolar Meds

My cocktail is wrong. It’s a gin and tonic with only gin. It’s a martini with 10 olives. And I can’t stand the sun. Not today. Not this month.

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Ask Momma Bare: Is PMS To Blame For Emotional Eating?

At certain points in the month I definitely feel worse about my body. I'm much less confident and more prone to eating the wrong things, and not doing physical exercise.

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Reflections On The Post-Baby Body

Good god, where will I ever find someone who will love me in such a pitiful condition?

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Isabel Foxen Duke: Newsletter Guru, Creator Of Stop Fighting Food

"Food isn't the enemy –– calling it the enemy is the enemy."

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Night Sweats: Beating The Heat Of The Perimenopausal Moment

...I’m going to help you! By “help” I mean “tell you all the things that didn’t work.”

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