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Tonilyn Hornung

Parenting and Relationship Author

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About Tonilyn

Tonilyn is a freelance writer whose articles and essays have been featured in numerous magazines, including The Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, and Good Housekeeping, as well as various parenting websites. Some of Tonilyn’s pieces have gone viral, in fact she was interviewed for Good Morning America following the attention she gained for her Cosmopolitan essay on strangers touching her pregnant belly. Tonilyn is also the author of the popular self-help book, How to Raise a Husband: A Whole Bunch of Ways to Build a Strong and Happy Marriage. Despite her success as a writer, Tonilyn originally trained in Musical Theatre and has performed in regional theatres across the US and has been in a National Touring Company. Alongside her writing, Tonilyn has been a freelance Voice Over Artist for over 15 years, and has been featured on many radio spots and TV commercials.

Background and Experience

  • BFA, Musical Theatre, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

FamilyEducation Area of Expertise

Tonilyn is Family Education's lead art and entertainment writer, focusing on family activities.

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