All posts by Estelle

Estelle Erasmus is an award-winning journalist and former magazine editor-in-chief who is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. Estelle blogs about life raising a young daughter in midlife at Musings on Motherhood & Midlife. She is the co-author of Beautiful Skin: Every Woman's Guide to Looking Her Best at Any Age (Adams Media), and has been a featured author in several anthologies. Estelle won BlogHer Voices of the Year awards in 2012 and 2014. She is a 2014 Disney Social Media Moms, and a 2014 National Geographic Kids Insider. She has spoken about publishing at Folio MidWest and iRetreat2014. She writes regularly on travel, parenting, fashion, beauty and lifestyle.

Learning about The Body at Liberty Science Museum

  LSCleadtype 676x1200 Learning about The Body at Liberty Science Museum By Estelle Erasmus I've mentioned before that I reserve weekends for family time. That's why I was delighted to receive tickets for all of us to attend an event at Liberty Science Museum by Jersey Moms Media, to see Sesame Street's The Body. The hands-on Presentation with three education zones and our favorite muppets leading the way on … Continue Reading ››

A Cinematic Cinderella

By Estelle ErasmusCInderellapic A Cinematic Cinderella We recently saw a screening of the new Cinderella movie. The precursor to the main show was a Frozen short, called Frozen Fever, which was so much fun and so adorable that I'm not going to spoil it for you, save to say that when Elsa gets a cold, Olaf gets a family. And we can't wait till Frozen 2 … Continue Reading ››

Weekly Content Curation Sensations

contentcuration 1200x1200 Weekly Content Curation Sensations By Estelle Erasmus When I was a magazine editor, one of my favorite parts of my job was curating content and providing my readers with the best information and writing. So why not resurrect what I used to do best? In this new series, I'm going to grab the best links and writing I've seen on the web … Continue Reading ››

Victoria Jackson Cosmetics Lets Your Natural Beauty Shine Through

By Estelle Erasmus menewlarger 383x500 Victoria Jackson Cosmetics Lets Your Natural Beauty Shine Through   I have a confession to make: I love makeup. As a former beauty editor, and co-author of the best-selling beauty book Beautiful Skin: Every Woman's Guide to Looking Her Best at Any Age (Adams Media), I have certainly had the opportunity to try many brands of makeup. That's why I was delighted for the chance to try out the … Continue Reading ››

A DisneySide Celebration Fit for a Princess

By Estelle Erasmus Opener2PicMonkey Collage 1200x1200 A DisneySide Celebration Fit for a Princess Disclosure: I received free products in order to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration. The opinions expressed here are my own.  My daughter loves Disney. She's been to Disney World twice. We stayed at the Wilderness Lodge on property when she was a toddler, and in 2013, when she was four, we stayed at the Yacht Club in September. The Yacht … Continue Reading ››

My Hangout with Susan Maccarelli of Beyond Your Blog

By Estelle Erasmus   M. Favorites 0001 4 1200x960 My Hangout with Susan Maccarelli of Beyond Your Blog If you are not familiar with the amazing website Beyond Your Blog, that Susan Maccarelli runs, then you need to get up to speed NOW. Go ahead and click on her site. I'll wait... Susan is amazing at generously searching out and providing information about how to get published on online sites such as Mamapedia, Blunt Moms, The … Continue Reading ››