Category Archives: Social Media

It’s the Men, It’s Always the Men

Shine a light and raise consciousnessBy Estelle Sobel Erasmus of Musings on Motherhood and Midlife As I pray for Boston, Cambridge, and my friend who left violence in South Africa to find violence in her peaceful neighborhood in Watertown. MA I'm struck by one important thread in all this. The violence and terrorism was perpetuated by men. Always the men. We didn't … Continue Reading ››

Stop “Rushing” to Label Women and Telling them to Stay Home

By Estelle Sobel Erasmus  Rush Limbaugh recently unleashed somewhat incoherent ramblings against women on his show rehashing yet again the old, tired "The Mommy Wars" where he gave his thoughts on how feminist women are following their natural instincts-finally, according to him-- by staying home to take care of their children and tried to incite conflict between stay-at-home moms and working mothers. First he disparaged Raising America host, … Continue Reading ››

The Marissa Mayer Controversy: Let’s Shift the Conversation from Mud Slinging to Caregiving

By Estelle Sobel Erasmus
Marissa Mayer's decree leaked last week --that employees of Yahoo could not work remotely or from home started a feeding frenzy of posts, commentary and of course, discourse; some extremely hostile toward mothers. To paraphrase, many of the comments postulated that allowing mothers the flexibility to work from home was akin to having the company subsidizing childcare for these women. Others said women make the choice to have … Continue Reading ››

I Am a Featured Cast Member of LTYM on Their Website Today!

Meet the NYC Cast: Estelle Sobel Erasmus by Varda on March 30, 2012
 
It gives me great pleasure to bring you today’s accomplished Meet the Cast member, Estelle Sobel Erasmus: Estelle Sobel Erasmus is a journalist, former magazine editor, author, and columnist whose life and lifestyle has completely changed since the birth of her daughter in April 2009. I recently asked how becoming a mother has changed … Continue Reading ››