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“SiNGING MY DAD BACK TO ME” WAS PUBLISHED IN THE New York TIMES

“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.

INTERVIEW WITH DEPUTY EDITOR, PARENTS MAGAZINE MELISSA BYKOFSKY

First of all, thank you to all my new followers and subscribers. Welcome to the blog where I share publishing advice, tips, tricks and editor interviews.

Today I'm thrilled to be covering Melissa Bykofsky the Deputy Editor at Parents.com where she leads the team editing reported features, compelling essays, and daily news. Before … Continue Reading ››

I Have No Words

By Estelle Sobel Erasmus

I can't write about Xmas gifts or shows or books or holiday plans today. The "business" posts I need to do can wait. The only post I was able to write was my column for examiner.com on how to talk to your kids about the Newtown shootings and other traumatic events. Because so many people need this information.

Everything else seems superfluous. I can't speak about the … Continue Reading ››