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Body-positive intersectional feminist. BP Type II. Diet industry dropout. Wife. Mom of 5. Bibliophile. Cake aficionado. Editor In Chief @ Ravishly. Types 17 WPM.

Joni Edelman's Articles

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BREAKING NEWS: Kristen Bell Says Something Feminists Have Been Saying Since 1965

In today’s news: Disney princesses don’t set a particularly good example for girls. From Kristen Bell’s mouth to your ears.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.18.18 10:05am   |   SHARE
It's not in the extraordinary tectonic life shifts that I learn the most about the world; it's in the mundane activities of everyday life.

Why Is This Woman Screaming At The Butcher?

There are some unique things about living on a mountain, one of them is undoubtedly the people. For example, the woman in Johnnie’s at the meat counter.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.17.18 11:46am   |   SHARE
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How Is ABC Going To Kill Off Roseanne?

But how is ABC going to do away with Roseanne? You can see it tonight for the big reveal, or you can come along with me for speculation now.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.16.18 11:33am   |   SHARE
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It’s Okay For Your Kids To Say No To Things

As parents, I believe that most of us really are trying to do our very best. You will make mistakes. It's okay for your kids to say no!
joni edelman, RN   |   10.16.18 12:01am   |   SHARE

5 Things To Say To A Mother Who Has Lost Her Baby

If you say nothing else, say this. A simple “I am so sorry” says that you care. You see the pain, You honor it. If this is all you can say, just say this.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.15.18 9:51am   |   SHARE
Magic and Sphen formed a bond before the 2018 mating season.

The World Is On Fire But These Gay Penguins Have It Figured Out

Magic and Sphen formed a bond before the 2018 mating season. After seeing the behavior, of these gay penguins, the zoo gave the penguins a dummy egg.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.12.18 10:25am   |   SHARE
The children, said in unison, “What’s National Coming Out Day?”

Should You Talk To Your Kids About "National Coming Out Day?"

The children, said in unison, “What’s National Coming Out Day?” That’s when my comment when from casual to teaching opportunity.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.11.18 10:06am   |   SHARE
If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone.

To Men Afraid Of "False Rape Accusations:" Try Being A Woman

If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone. Don’t even come close to sexually assaulting anyone.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.8.18 6:37pm   |   SHARE
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Stop Telling People They Have To Unplug For Wellness

It’s more important, and more useful, to encourage people to employ whatever modality works for them in their search for solace.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.8.18 10:07am   |   SHARE
We will survive this. We will thrive. We have to. Because the patriarchy will not defeat itself.

I Know You're Tired & This Is Hard, But We Have To Keep Burning It Down

We will survive this. We will thrive. We have to. The patriarchy will not defeat itself we have to keep burning it down. Here are some ways you can act.
joni edelman, RN   |   10.4.18 9:45am   |   SHARE