Yolanda Wikiel Yolanda Wikiel is a freelance writer and editor with over 20 years of experience in journalism. She is a former senior editor at Real Simple and has been published in Parents, Redbook, and other publications. Yolanda is also the former food and lifestyle director at Parents. Highlights: * Over 20 years of journalism experience * Former senior editor at Real Simple * Former deputy editor at Redbook * Former senior editor at Airbnb Magazine * Former food and lifestyle director at Parents * Freelance writer and editor for nearly five years About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.