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.

Riding a Segway, Making a Record and Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

IMG 1329 Riding a Segway, Making a Record and Paul Blart Mall Cop 2
Photo courtesy of The MOMs. I'm the fourth one on the right.
By Estelle Erasmus I did something last weekend that was on my bucket list: I participated in an event that made the Guinness Book of World Records. So what did I do? Did I swim the English Channel? No. Did I run a marathon race and win--hell, no. Did I … Continue Reading ››

My Hangout with Author, Galit Breen

Galit My Hangout with Author, Galit Breen
Photo credit Nicole Spangler Photography
By Estelle Erasmus I forget how I actually met Galit Breen. It might have been through one of our FB groups? I feel like I'd always seen and appreciated her in-depth writing, mainly because everything she wrote seemed to come from the heart. Then Galit started calling me for interviews for some of the pieces she … Continue Reading ››

Mothering Through the Darkness: An Anthology

  MOTHERINGTHRUDARK 663x1024 Mothering Through the Darkness: An Anthology   By Estelle Erasmus In this big, wide world of writing and blogging and writing again, there are a lot of people trying new roles on.

Sure, I can create and edit an anthology, says one person.

Sure, I can build a team of writers and edit them beautifully, says another.

Of course, I'm an influencer, so I … Continue Reading ››

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 ››