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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5 Things To Know About Pregnancy

What to really expect when you're expecting.

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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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As A Mother, Feminist And Abuse Survivor, Here's What I Think Of The Lena Dunham Sex Abuse Allegations

When I heard about accusations that Lena sexually abused her sister, I was astonished. And my visceral emotional reaction prompted powerful questions.

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Just Because I Didn't Have A Great Mother Doesn't Mean I Can't Be One

My mother didn't teach me how to be a mother. But my babies did.

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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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I Grew Up With A Bipolar Mom—Then Learned I Have The Disorder Myself

I'll never forget the day I discovered the name for my mental illness.

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Screw beauty standards.

#RavsReaders: Chrystal — Mom, Teacher, Lover Of Donuts 

As a celebration of the Ravishly community, we welcome you to #RavsReaders, a weekly feature where we'll spotlight one of our beloved readers.

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Our rundown of all the major players in the Trump-Russia-Comey scandal. In short: It's a bad day for Trump, but a really great day for democracy in America. (Image Credit: Flickr/Gage Skidmore)

The Trump Impeachment Playlist: Things Are Not Looking Good For The Don

We've got Trump, Vladimir, Comey, and all the other players lined up for you. Here are the facts, followed by our IRL translation, to make sure you know that you know all abouts that latest (and possibly tenure-ending) Trump scandal.

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Look at this: they managed PIN that hacked McDonald's tweet!

Genius Hacker Tweets What We Are All Thinking (But From McDonald's Twitter Account)

Look, I'm not saying McDonald's did this themselves, I'm just saying, a lot of the people that work there probably agree.

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