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Estelle Erasmus is an award-winning, widely-published journalist, writing/editing coach and former magazine editor-in-chief. 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.

Taming Your Tyke’s or Teen’s Fears about Terrorism

 
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Q: With the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 coming up, how can I address what is sure to be a media onslaught with my impressionable five year old; and my teenager? A: To answer your question, I reached out to The American Psychological Association (APA), who recently posed these kinds of questions to Psychologist Robin H. Gurwitch, PhD, a professor and program coordinator of the National … Continue Reading ››
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Guide to Getting Your Pre-Baby Body Back

A weekly column on issues in mothering. Ask away, moms! Q: I feel out of shape since giving birth to my baby six months ago. What can I do to get my body back? A: I appreciate your sentiment, but frankly, feeling out of shape six months after giving birth is normal. Give yourself a break. It took me 18 months after having my daughter until I truly felt … Continue Reading ››
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