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Meet the NYC Cast: Estelle Sobel Erasmus by Varda on March 30, 2012
 
It gives me great pleasure to bring you today’s accomplished Meet the Cast member, Estelle Sobel Erasmus: Estelle Sobel Erasmus is a journalist, former magazine editor, author, and columnist whose life and lifestyle has completely changed since the birth of her daughter in April 2009. I recently asked how becoming a mother has changed … Continue Reading ››

Mom’s Talk Q & A: Seeking Salvation in a Short Vacation

 
 Moms Talk Q & A: Seeking Salvation in a Short VacationCrayola FactoryCourtesy of Discover Lehigh Valley
 
Q: I am in desperate need of a vacation that gets me out of New Jersey, but does not require that I hop on a plane, brood in tow. Can you recommend a few fun weekend trips that I can take with my family?
A: I completely understand where you are coming from. However, I would try to keep an open … Continue Reading ››

Mom’s Talk Q&A: When Will My Toddler Tell Me It’s ‘Potty Time’ So I Can Throw Away the Diapers?

IMG 96461 200x300 Moms Talk Q&A: When Will My Toddler Tell Me It’s Potty Time So I Can Throw Away the Diapers? Q: My two-year-old toddler is showing signs of potty readiness (knows when she needs her diaper changed and asks for it; puts her teddy bear on the potty) but she’s leery about going on it herself. How can I be sure that it’s time to train her? A: Relax Mom. She appears to be right on schedule. According to … Continue Reading ››

Mom’s Talk Q&A: Getting Great Outdoor Photographs (In a Flash)

IMG 0077 2 31 200x300 Moms Talk Q&A: Getting Great Outdoor Photographs (In a Flash) Photo by Mary McConville of  www.tearsofjoyphotography.com  Q: With sunny weather finally (finally) here, I want to take some flattering shots of my three-year-old outside in our backyard. Can you provide me with a few professional tips to get her picture-perfect? A: While I enjoy looking at the pictures from my daughter’s holiday photo shoot last December (which took place indoors), I also love … Continue Reading ››