By Estelle Erasmus My daughter takes ballet and loves it. She studies her teacher's movements and imitates them with her own special grace and flair. We love watching her dance, especially because she has such a joy for it as I wrote in this post, And She Danced.
By Estelle Erasmus Teachers have been a huge influence on me. From my second grade teacher Mrs. Polifka, who gave me my first cat, Mittens, to my high school AP English Teacher, Mr. Blouin, who made Beowolf come alive, the educators I've been lucky to know have instilled in me a lifelong love of learning. My husband and I want to instill this … Continue Reading ››
By Estelle Erasmus
If you haven't heard about zulily, well then you probably aren't a parent. I have been buying clothes for my daughter since before she was born from that fantastic site.But you might not be aware that zulily offers so much more. They offer women's fashions (I have an amazing eternity scarf from them and many of my trendy, … Continue Reading ››
By Estelle Erasmus Family time is important for everyone: adults, kids, and even pets. With November being a month focused on family and thanks a group of us decided to get together and give some family fun to one lucky person. Suburban Wife, City Life, Courtney and Julie from Continue Reading ››
By Estelle Erasmus 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 ››
By Estelle Erasmus It might be time for your child’s annual checkup. Based on my own traumatic successful experience with my five-year-old, I’d like to share how to prepare for this potentially volatile visit.
Step 1: Commence the Convo … Continue Reading ››
By Estelle Erasmus I was delighted to review the Wubble™ Ball, which I first learned about at Blogger Bash this past July. I loved hearing about the inspiring story of its creation. To fulfill his children's wish for a real bubble to play with, NSI President Frank Landi developed the Wubble™ Bubble Ball to keep children's love for fun, … Continue Reading ››