Category Archives: Mom

My Google+ Hangout with Stephanie Sprenger

By Estelle Erasmus StephanieSprenger 333x500 My Google+ Hangout with Stephanie Sprenger I first met Stephanie Sprenger on twitter. She was talking about a virtual book club and I found the thought intriguing, since I was already part of a brick and mortar club. Then I became a fan of Stephanie's smart, funny and poignant writing on her site Mommy, For Real.  After which I learned she was also a music … Continue Reading ››

Review and Google+ Hangout for Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness

By Estelle Erasmus Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness Review and Google+ Hangout for Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness A few weeks ago, I did my first google hangout interview, and I couldn't be more thrilled about the subject: Lisa Nolan, owner of Monkey Star Press, and creator/editor of the anthology Motherhood May Cause Drowsiness: Funny Stories by Sleepy Moms, a rollicking collection of stories about those early first days of being a mom, and … Continue Reading ››

Essays from the Heart and a Free Financial Webinar from Mothers & More

POPLogo 2011Update 300x129 Essays from the Heart and a Free Financial Webinar from Mothers & MoreBy Estelle Sobel Erasmus Mother's & More,  recently ran a writing contest to support the annual Power of A Purse campaign, where through community outreach members of Mothers & More collect new and gently used purses and the organization also provides financial resources to disadvantaged women in shelters and through other non-profits. Over the … Continue Reading ››

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo Family Style

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It's Fiesta time. Photo from http://catchmyparty.com
By Estelle Sobel Erasmus What holiday that your kids will love is just around the corner? It's Cinco de Mayo, a Mexican holiday that is always celebrated on May 5th. The holiday marks the victory of Mexican troops over French forces in Mexico back in 1862. Now that's … Continue Reading ››

Mothers & More’s Annual Power of a Purse Campaign Picks up Steam for 2013

POPLogo 2011Update 300x129 Mothers & Mores Annual Power of a Purse Campaign Picks up Steam for 2013
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There is Power in a Purse.
By Estelle Sobel Erasmus Many of you know that I am on the Board of Directors of Mothers & More, a fantastic 25-year-old non-profit that provides support, education and advocacy for mothers through: