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.

National Geographic Kids Insider News

IMG 0237 500x399 National Geographic Kids Insider News By Estelle Erasmus I'm so thrilled to announce that I've been named a National Geographic Kids Insider Ambassador for 2015-2016. You may recall, that I was an Ambassador for them in 2014-2015 as well. Here's where I announced it, and wrote about our family vacation to Australia. You may not know that National Geographic is a non-profit organization, with several branches, including … Continue Reading ››

Talking About What’s Never Said: A Book Review

WhatsNeverSaid Talking About Whats Never Said: A Book Review
The hot new book by bestselling author, Susan Shapiro
By Estelle Erasmus I have a confession to make: I adore absolutely everything that New York Times bestselling  author and journalism professor Susan Shapiro has written. I hired her to write an essay for me years ago when I was editor-in-chief of W.I.T. (Women in Touch). Last year I took her wonderful … Continue Reading ››

How to Periscope Like a Pro (Even if You’re an Amateur)

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Lunch and Periscoping in NYC with the fab @Askdocg
So if you've wondered about the new app Periscope, and are ┬áthinking, oh, no, not another social media thing to learn about, I'm here to tell you that it's worth looking into. I love video, and I absolutely love Periscope's ability to live stream … Continue Reading ››