All posts by Estelle

Estelle Erasmus is an award-winning journalist and former magazine editor-in-chief who 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 was named a BlogHer Voice of the Year in 2015, 2014, and 2012. She is a 2015 National Geographic Kids Insider. She has spoken about publishing at BlogHer15, BlogU15, Folio MidWest and iRetreat2014. She writes regularly on travel, parenting, fashion, beauty and lifestyle.

My Chapter from Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox Was Excerpted in Newsweek

  Hillary By Estelle Erasmus I've had a busy month. I'm a contributor in two new books that have just been released. The first, Mothering Through the Darkness: Women Open Up about the Postpartum Experience was edited by the HerStories team and published by SheWrites Press. More about that in another post. The other book, Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox, edited by … Continue Reading ››

Sharing My Love of Singing with My Daughter

  By Estelle Erasmus   IMG_8136 I have always loved music. I remember singing as a young girl, even before I learned how to express myself by writing. My parents noticed my strong soprano and enrolled me in voice lessons when I was in middle school. I loved studying opera (I'm a trained mezzo soprano) and classical music. I joined the school chorale and then the … Continue Reading ››