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

The Epic Myth Of The Sleeping Toddler

It seems that "at 18 months, almost 60% of toddlers were sleeping for 13 to 14 hours per night." HAHA you're so funny Reuters!

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Why It's Time To Banish Mommy Guilt

So you fed your baby some formula instead of breast milk. His future is not shot. Really. It's not—and The Guilt serves no one.

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Linda Bacon And The Health At Every Size Movement

You may have seen the acronym "HAES" floating around the Internet, and that is because the "Health At Every Size" movement has taken over THE WHOLE WORLD.

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Kelly Clarkson's Weight Is Not News

As long as I can remember having paid attention to the media, I can remember a woman's weight—or body in general—being a news story.

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I kept crying for a long time — long after everyone else had stopped crying. (image credit: Ashlee Wells Jackson)

Born Too Soon: Discussing The Death Of My First Child

“I don’t even know what to say, Joni. Your baby isn’t alive.”

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Don't worry, this won't hurt a bit.       Courtesy of Thinkstock.

5 Things I Want My Kids To Know About Sex

I want my kids to have an understanding of the truth of sex, the ins, the outs, the details no one wants to ask anyone—least of all their mom.

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Substantia Jones: Founder, Adipositivity Project

Body politics activist. Photographer. Chronic quoter of Monty Python. Unapologetic fat chick.

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Don't worry, it's not THAT bad. (Credit: ThinkStock)

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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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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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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