Tag Archives: Parenting


“As the months of quarantine dragged on, I worried that he might not remember who I was when he saw me again. Desperate to reach him, unable to touch him, I videotaped myself singing “Summertime” from the show “Porgy and Bess,” the same song I sang to my daughter when she was born, and posted it on Facebook.

The New York Times, Awards, and article pitch tips

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I wanted to share some news:

I had my latest (3rd) parenting article published in The New York Times today.

It is all about … Continue Reading ››

Musings on My Midlife Wisdom

Estelle ErasmusBy Estelle Erasmus

Being a midlife mom means that I've had many years  to acquire  wisdom based on life lessons I've learned.

Here are some of the things I've learned (in no particular order).

*You never know when your bad luck's your good luck. Think about it: maybe you overslept but because that happened you avoided a highway accident. Or, you didn't get the … Continue Reading ››

Mothering Through the Darkness is Here


Mothering Through the Darkness

By Estelle Erasmus

The HerStories Project editors, Stephanie Sprenger and Jessica Smock have built a reputation for developing high-quality, deeply thoughtful books with a stellar list of contributors.

I admire these ladies so much and was proud to be a contributor for My Other Ex: Women's True Stories of Losing and Leaving FriendsContinue Reading ››