Joni Edelman

Joni Edelman


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

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.

The end of Brangelina (Image Credit: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

Angelina Divorces Brad; Number Of Available Females Skyrockets Globally

Brangelina are splitting up. A sad day for them, a joyful day for single ladies everywhere.

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Was A Father Figure—How Do I Reconcile This With His Rape Conviction?

No, Bill Cosby isn't my dad. But he was like one to me growing up.

Virgie Tovar = Babe

#RavsWriters: Virgie Tovar — Our Favorite Babe Writer Takes The Cake 

Welcome to #RavsWriters, an opportunity for you to get to know some of the outstanding human beings who fervently type to make Ravishly the aw


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!

Who's panicking? Not me. Image: Joni Edelman.

My Mammogram Revealed 'Abnormal' Tissue. They Told Me Not To Panic. I Panicked.

Do you want people to for-sure panic? Tell them not to panic.

The writer with her husband and five kids

Words Can't Do My Motherly Love Justice 

When I had my first child, I couldn't have prepared for the way it would make me feel.


Kelsey Miller: Author Of Big Girl

You should know that she is a really awesome human.


In Defense Of Nutella, The Wonderfood

Help. Me. Please. And by help me, I mean, bring me my jumbo size jar of


Happy #NationalCoffeeDay!

In today's HELLO, OBVIOUSLY news: National Coffee Day.